Tag Archives: Stored Communications Act

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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Phone customers can sue U.S. gov’t over eavesdropping

Residential telephone and Internet service customers have standing to sue the federal government over the program of warrantless eavesdropping implemented in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.

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