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Calif. Panel Gives Thumbs Up To Facebook Login Privacy Bill

Law360, San Diego (May 2, 2012, 9:16 PM EDT) -- A piece of legislation that is trying to block California companies from making employees and future workers disclose their usernames and passwords for Facebook, Twitter and other personal social media accounts gained unanimous approval Wednesday from a state Assembly panel.

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee voted 7-0 in favor of A.B. 1844 by Assemblywoman Nora Campos, D-San Jose, that seeks to clarify for employers that when they are conducting background checks, they have no affirmative duty to investigate social media sites regarding applicants or current...
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