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MD First State To Outlaw Asking For Facebook Passwords | Care2 Causes

MD First State To Outlaw Asking For Facebook Passwords | Care2 Causes

Maryland has become the first U.S. state to pass a law banning employers from asking their employees and applicants for password s to their personal social media accounts. And it’s about time! The bill “prohibits an employer from requiring or requesting employees or job applicants to disclose electronic passwords, such as for social media sites.” Despite the fact that House Republicans recently killed a bill that would have instituted a federal ban against such password snooping , the Maryland law was supported by both sides of the aisle. The bill still awaits the signature of Gov. Martin O’Malley. However, Maryland ACLU legislative director Melissa Goemann said that she hadn’t “heard anything negative [regarding the bill] from the governor’s office.” In a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Maryland, Melissa Goemann, Legislative Director of ACLU of...

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