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Employers have no right to ask job applicants ... to read their diaries -- why should they be able to ask them for their Facebook passwords?

March 27, 2012

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, who called for a federal investigation of the "new disturbing trend" of prospective employers demanding job applicants to turn over user names and passwords for their social networks. Lawmakers in Maryland and Illinois are pushing state laws to ban the practice.

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