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Be Careful What You Ask For: Michigan Limits Employer Access To Personal Social Media

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Michigan’s Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA) prohibits employers from gaining access to applicant and employee personal Internet accounts. When the IPPA became effective on December 28, 2012, Michigan joined Maryland,...more

New Michigan Law Prohibits Employers From Asking Applicants And Employees For Access To Personal Internet Accounts

The apparent practice by employers of requesting access to employees’ and applicants’ social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter, has led the state of Michigan to pass the Internet Privacy Protection Act (PA 478 of...more

Michigan's New "Internet Privacy Protection Act" Sets Limitations for Employers and Employees

by Littler on

On December 28, 2012, Michigan joined California,1 Illinois,2 and Maryland3 in enacting a social media password protection law when Governor Rick Snyder signed the "Internet Privacy Protection Act" (IPPA or the "Act"). In an...more

Michigan -- The Latest State to Ban Employers From Accessing Password Protected Social Media Accounts

by Baker Donelson on

On Friday, December 28, 2012, Michigan became the fourth state to ban employers from accessing password protected social media accounts....more

A Three Course Meal For The New Year

by Cozen O'Connor on

Happy New Year. So much has happened while you spent the holidays undoubtedly velobinding and wrapping the 2012 archives of this blog for your friends and loved ones. So I thought I’d welcome everyone back by updating some...more

Michigan Becomes the Sixth State to Enact So-Called “Facebook Password” Law

by Miller Canfield on

As we alerted you on December 21, 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed House Bill 5523, known as the Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA). On December 28, 2012, Governor Snyder signed the IPPA, which took effect...more

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