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California Law May Pave the Way to Password Privacy from Employers & Schools

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Thanks to a new law just passed in California, it is now illegal in that state for employers and schools to ask for passwords to social media platforms. Hopefully this law will start the wave for the other states and the rest of the nation to protect social media users' passwords from the prying eyes of jobs and schools that might try to use posted information against employees and students. Medipost reports on the new law, "California lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to make it illegal for employers to ask job applicants or employees for their social media passwords; it also forbids retaliation against employees who refuse to share passwords."

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