Our Common Good

House Republicans blocked a measure Tuesday night that would have let the Federal Communications Commission prevent employers from forcing workers to reveal their Facebook passwords.

Democrats offered the legislation as part of bill to slap new restrictions on FCC rules after a string of reports about employers insisting on access to social media accounts — a practice that some senators already want investigated by the Justice Department.

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The measure failed, 184 to 236, with no Republicans voting for it.

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    gah! a pox on my eyes. thanks for catching that. i’m going to delete my posting.
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    Utterly ridiculous.
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    Let me guess: because any decent employer would find it in their heart not to require you to give up your Facebook...
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    Wow, really? W.T.F
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    jesus fuck
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    Why?? Why would they not vote for this? Right to privacy, anyone?
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    So, Employers should be entitled to greater access to my personal and private life outside of the workforce/work place....
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    Seriously? What the fuck is wrong with these people?
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    Nonono the act was to STOP employers from forcing employees to give them their facebook passwords. The Republicans voted...
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    WHY, is this even needed. Just don’t put pictures up or any statuses about doing stupid shit. IT’S NOT THAT HARD
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