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Home / Practice Areas / Employment Law / Employer request for Facebook passwords yields legislation, investigation
After recent reports that employers were requesting Facebook passwords from job applicants, state and federal legislators quickly responded with possible legislation and a request for a federal investigation into the legalities of the practice.
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