An employer should have the right to information regarding electronic devises that the employer owns and provides for the use of the employee.
An employer should not have the right to personal passwords/log in information for a devise owned entirely by the employee.
Amazing, a law that makes sense at a time when our rights are disappearing and our freedom with them. Now the public needs to address portions of the "Patriot Act", one is searches w/o a warrant for "national security". Law enforcement agencies have 24-7 access to warrants specifically set up to grant instant warrants, for "national security". But w/o a warrant, issued prior to the search any evidence found should be inadmissible. It violates rights guaranteed by the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Defending those rights has cost America many lives, so abuse of the intent of the "Act" should not be acceptable. Anyone who sacrifices a little freedom for a little security deserves neither. Ben Franklin (probably not exact words) during the Continental Congress.
Both measures are all well and good, but anyone using social media should adopt the attitude that there is no such thing as privacy, and post items accordingly. It's quite interesting how much one can tell about a person from what they post on their Facebook page, for example. Not to mention how long they spend on the darn thing every day.
Doesn't matter. The FED's are storing it all anyway. Probably for "Judgement Day". They're building a giant data storage facility in Utah, which ironically, is where the Mormons have been doing the same for years. Anybody heard of Ancestry.com?
That's not a fair statement. It depends on how you set up your account on a social media site. You can leave your page open to public viewing, let friends only see it or make it totally private. The expectation of privacy depends on the individual person.
Obviously it's a moot point when someone leaves their page open to the public.
The law is good, and preserves the privacy of people who wish it.
That being said, it shouldn't even be necessary. Demanding your facebook password is like demanding your private email password. One word: Outrageous.
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Do any of you buy this five dollah foot long?
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