Follow Up of the Day: Facebook Privacy Measure Defeated in House

Congress,ed perlmutter,employers,facebook,privacy,Tech
By Unknown
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Legislation that would have banned employers from asking for social network passwords from prospective employees was defeated by House Republicans yesterday by a vote of 236-185.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) attached the measure to a larger FCC bill after reports last week that employers are increasingly demanding access to applicants' Facebook and Twitter accounts as a condition of employment.

Although the meas

  • Reposted by
  • DasEther's avatar
Back to Top