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Is demanding an applicant's Facebook password illegal?At a news conference in New York on Sunday, two U.S. senators say employers may be breaking federal law by demanding that job applicants turn over the passwords they use to log into social-networking sites.
Inherently corrosive that there's nothing voluntary about an employer asking a job applicant for log in credentials or passwords. It is corrosive and it unnecessarily invasive, unreasonably intrusive into personal privacy. So there needs to be an effort to strengthen and clarify existing (obit?) in the mean time but a (parliament?) justice and the (ELC?) should be investigating these demands. We're calling for immediate investigation by both federal agencies, the (ELC?) and the quadrant justice using existing law. Just think about this for a minute. By granting a perspective employer access to your Facebook password, someone interviewing you could get access to information that's not otherwise public, your religion, whether you're married or pregnant, how old you are, all the kind of things that are illegal to ask in an interview process. So I suppose above and beyond.