ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Employers in Maryland won’t be able to ask for employees’ passwords to Facebook, Twitter or any other social media account.
The state has passed a bill banning the practice.
The move comes after Maryland’s corrections department asked a job applicant to turn over his Facebook password.
The bill was passed unanimously by the state Senate and a wide margin in the House. It now awaits the governor’s signature.
Maryland is the first state to pass such a law.
Follow WTOP on Twitter.
(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)
Sure, you could grill another hot dog. Or, you could try one of these 30 recipes for foods you never knew you could cook on the grill.