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Your boss can't ask you for your Facebook password in Wash.

May 23, 2013

"We’ve seen a trend nationwide with legislatures passing this kind of legislation," said Dave Maass, a spokesman for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights advocacy group. "It all started following media reports and complaints indicating that employers are using this as a tactic both for screening potential employees and for looking at current employees."

Maass described the practice of requesting Facebook login credentials as "incredibly invasive" on the part of the employer.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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