California Passes Law Preventing Employers From Demanding Social Media Access

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With the passage of AB 1844, the California State Assembly has effectively banned employers from requiring access to their workers' social media accounts. Several states already outlawing the practice and a national ban is in the works, employers will soon have a much harder time snooping through your online life. Now would be a good time to tighten your privacy settings. [Nora Campos via The Verge - Image: Lisa S. / Shutterstock]