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H.R.5050 Social Networking Online Protection Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 26, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

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    • Protection From Spying Employers: New Bills Would Bar Employers ... - June 15, 2012 by thetallahasseeo - Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ...

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      As noted by thetallahasseeo on June 15, 2012, "Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ..." (/url?q=http://tallahasseeo.com/2012/06/15/protect-from-spying-employers-new-bills-would-bar-employers-from-demanding-log-in-info/&sa=U&ei=PMXhT8SROqnq2QWam_TDCw&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNESclCYT15ceUOpoVZs9pdlcV_Tzg)
    • Protection From Spying Employers: New Bills Would Bar Employers ... - June 15, 2012 by thetallahasseeo - Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ...

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      As noted by thetallahasseeo on June 15, 2012, "Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ..." (/url?q=http://tallahasseeo.com/2012/06/15/protect-from-spying-employers-new-bills-would-bar-employers-from-demanding-log-in-info/&sa=U&ei=pWXgT4aqMubL2QXTje2ZCg&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEv51T8nEC8ny3eUPrpR7QrwiJuVw)
    • Protection From Spying Employers: New Bills Would Bar Employers ... - June 15, 2012 by thetallahasseeo - Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ...

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      As noted by thetallahasseeo on June 15, 2012, "Introduced as H.R. 5050 by Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., the Social Networking Online Protection Act, or SNOPA, would prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that employees and job applicants provide a user name, ..." (/url?q=http://tallahasseeo.com/2012/06/15/protect-from-spying-employers-new-bills-would-bar-employers-from-demanding-log-in-info/&sa=U&ei=XxXfT_OxO4Ly2QWvxP3gAQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGiPmhIx_IfYxaC4u5eQeTnz-JZRA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Why Social Media Sites Should Be Protected From Employers - July 26, 2012 by Law.com - The congressional legislation has particularly complex enforcement provisions that may be of little use. H.R. 5050, the "Social Networking Online Protection Act," allows for enforcement only through the U.S. Department of Labor, at a time when ...

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      As noted by Law.com on July 26, 2012, "The congressional legislation has particularly complex enforcement provisions that may be of little use. H.R. 5050, the "Social Networking Online Protection Act," allows for enforcement only through the U.S. Department of Labor, at a time when ..." (http://www.law.com/jsp/lawtechnologynews/PubArticleLTN.jsp?id=1342984278709&Why_Social_Media_Sites_Should_Be_Protected_From_Employers)
    • Invasions of privacy - July 20, 2012 by Law.com - The congressional legislation has particularly complex enforcement provisions that may be of little use. H.R. 5050, the "Social Networking Online Protection Act," allows for enforcement only through the U.S. Department of Labor, at a time when ...

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      As noted by Law.com on July 20, 2012, "The congressional legislation has particularly complex enforcement provisions that may be of little use. H.R. 5050, the "Social Networking Online Protection Act," allows for enforcement only through the U.S. Department of Labor, at a time when ..." (http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202563811801&Invasions_of__privacy)
    • No easy way to keep resume off radar - May 05, 2012 by Chicago Tribune - Check out SNOPA at http://govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5050. DEAR JOYCE: Here's a good strategy to use in a job interview when you need to stand out from the pack: Ask the hiring manager, "Who's your best employee, and why?" Your response ...

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      As noted by Chicago Tribune on May 05, 2012, "Check out SNOPA at http://govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5050. DEAR JOYCE: Here's a good strategy to use in a job interview when you need to stand out from the pack: Ask the hiring manager, "Who's your best employee, and why?" Your response ..." (http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/jobs/sns-201205021630--tms--careersntp--h-a20120506may06,0,661811.column)
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