State of Utah Enacts Social Media Password Law – Effective May 14, 2013


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On May 14, 2013, the Internet Employment Privacy Act (IEPA) becomes law in the state of Utah. This law prohibits employers from requiring employees or job applicants to disclose their password(s) or user name(s) for personal social media accounts. Utah joins the states of California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, and New Jersey who have enacted similar legislation.

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