workplace privacy is becoming/has become a thing of the past.
one of my young relatives lost a job last week for shariing interoffice electronic gossip and browsing the social sites. that's just the tip of the coming iceberg.
What's next? Will employers demand the keys to your house, and unfettered access to everything therein (or at least during the hiring phase)??
DON'T THE FACEBOOK CREATORS DESERVE MUCH OF THE BLAME HERE FOR CREATING AND WILDLY PROFITTING FROM THIS DANGEROUS CREEPING FUNGUS????
TO WHOM SHALL WE ASSESS THE BLAME FOR THIS???
THE WORKPLACE, THE GOVERNMENT, THE WILDLY PROFITTING FACEBOOK CREATORS, OR OURSELVES?
ONLY A FEW FOLKS ON HERE EXPRESSED MISGIVINGS ABOUT FACEBOOK AND SUCH , AND I WAS NOT ONE OF THEM.
"Facebook said Friday that it would fight recent efforts by employers to require job applicants to turn over their login information to the social network, lobbying lawmakers to restrict and threatening legal action against companies who ask for passwords to access the site.
The statement posted to Facebook's website comes after The Associated Press reported earlier this week that there was a growing trend in which employers would ask for access to applicant's profiles to check for embarrassing or potentially damaging information.
"If you are a Facebook user, you should never have to share your password, let anyone access your account, or do anything that might jeopardize the security of your account or violate the privacy of your friends. We have worked really hard at Facebook to give you the tools to control who sees your information," wrote Erin Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer for policy, in a note on the social media site. "
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rest in peace boxing historian bert sugar, raconteur, lover of the past, lover of life. that raspy voice, hat, cigar, and that wit and love will be sorely missed.