Sens. Grill Job Screening Co. Over Privacy, IP Issues

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT) -- Two U.S. senators on Monday asked Social Intelligence Corp., a company that screens job applicants' online presence on behalf of potential employers, to spell out its business practices in order to determine whether it infringes applicants' privacy and violates intellectual property law.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Al Franken, D-Minn., sent a letter to Social Intelligence CEO and President Max Drucker, laying out 13 questions regarding whether the company protects consumers' right to online privacy, whether it respects how websites and their users want content used,...
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