Early this morning, Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer, Policy Erin Egan, posted a lengthy note on the company blog responding the much talked about Associated Press story on employers demanding the Facebook passwords of job seekers applying to their company. It reads in part:
If you are a Facebook user, you should never have to share your password, let anyone access your account, or do anything that might jeopardize the security of your account or violate the privacy of your friends.
In a blog post regarding today's FTC settlement, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg also announced that the company has officially split the Chief Privacy Officer role into two parts, to be filled by existing Facebook employees Erin Egan ... Read Post
“Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer, Erin Egan points out the risks for employers, stating that if access is requested to an employee’s Facebook account then the employer may “open themselves up to claims of discrimination if they don... Read Post