Democratic senator writing bill to fight corporate invasion of privacy

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    "It's an invasion of privacy for private employers to insist on looking at people's private Facebook pages as a condition of employment or consideration in an application process," said Catherine Crump, an American Civil Liberties Union attorney, on the ACLU's website. "People are entitled to their private lives."

    "This practice undermines the privacy expectations and the security of both the user and the user's friends. It also potentially exposes the employer who seeks this access to unanticipated legal liability."

    Facebook Passwords: Employers and Schools Demand Access; Facebook and Senators Respond - ABC News

    Republicans don't care if there is a "corporate" invasion of privacy. If the invasion of privacy is by their "corporate masters", then it's OK.

    Republicans are working to make their corporate masters the government. What happens when corporations become the government? Will Republicans suddenly defend government?
     
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    Nobody should think something like this is ok....saying that this is ok with the republicans is a completely stupid statement!
     
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    Considering rdeano is stupid, makes sense his statements are stupid.
     
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    yeah because Republicans would never side with corporations on something so obviously wrong....

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPbcCDPGcv8]30 Republicans Vote Against Anti-Rape Bill - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    It's unbelievable that there are so many here on this board that agree with everything he says....lots of stupid people out there!
     
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    deanie....is there anything you like about Republicans?

    I'm on the other side, but bet I can find something I like about President Obama....

    Let's try!

    OK...I'll start. I really like when he comes down off Air Force One, he jogs down with his little elbows bent....and looks like a Tyrannosaurus rex!

    Now, you....
     
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    Asking for your Facebook password is like asking to come into your house and read your mail before deciding to hire you.

    Completely bogus. A no-brainer illegal practice, I should think.
     
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    Republicans call me names, but they agree with what I say because I just repeat what their leaders have said.

    Education is for snobs.

    Evolution is a lie.

    Science is a faith.

    Climate change is a conspiracy.

    Corporations should pay zero taxes or less because they are the "job creators".

    Building American infrastructure is a waste of money.

    Scientists are lazy and sit on their degrees while raking in government money.

    See? It's easy. You try it.
     
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    Can you name even one Republican who defended this? Are you aware that government agencies are among the corporations that are asking for passwords?
     
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    I'm talking about corporations. Or are you defending this practice?
     

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