NJ Assembly Passes Revised Social Media Privacy Bill
By Martin Bricketto
Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Assembly on Monday overwhelmingly approved revised legislation barring employers from forcing current workers or job hopefuls to disclose their user names and passwords for social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, after accepting Gov. Chris Christie's recommendation to remove a private cause of action under the bill and other changes.
Two weeks after Christie conditionally vetoed the bill, Assembly members approved A2878 in a 77-to-0 vote. In doing so, they signed off on changes from the governor that not only removed language...