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Protect Privacy of Employee Social Media

Employees increasingly face a new form of privacy violation from prospective and current employers, namely demands that they share passwords on personal sites such as their social networking accounts.  Such demands threatens to erode and even break basic divisions between work and personal life in ways that obliterate the privacy of employees.  These intrusions not only threaten privacy, but by revealing a religious, ethnic and other information about candidates and employees, may increase the likelihood of other discriminatory action against an employee.