FACEBOOK HITS BACK: Warns Employers Against Dodgy Tactics - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

FACEBOOK HITS BACK: Warns Employers Against Dodgy Tactics

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - In response to the controversy surrounding the practice of employers requesting Facebook log-in information from both current and prospective employees, the social network has made itself perfectly clear: Facebook will protect your privacy -- even if it means going to court.

In a March 23 note on the social network's Facebook and Privacy page, Chief Privacy Officer for Policy Erin Egan addressed the issue directly, explaining that the 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." click here to read more

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