Ill. Lawmakers Seek To Protect Workers' Facebook Passwords

Law360, Chicago (May 2, 2012, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A bill that would bar employers from demanding workers' passwords to Facebook and other social networking sites passed the Illinois Senate's labor committee on Wednesday, clearing the way for the full Senate to consider amending the measure and sending it to the governor's desk.

H.B. 3782, which passed muster in the Illinois House of Representatives on March 29, would amend the state's Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act to make it illegal for an employer to request a password or related account information from an...
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