LinkedIn is the biggest professional networking site in the world. It has more than 225 million users in more than 200 countries and territories. Approximately 75 million users are in the United States. Many of those users have signed non-solicitation agreements with their employers prohibiting them from soliciting the employers’ customers and workers. Unfortunately, many of those non-solicitation agreements are … Continue Reading
Recently the legality of requiring prospective hires to hand over social networking usernames and passwords received national attention when New York Sen. Charles Schumer and Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether the practice violates federal laws. Although federal legislation has yet to be passed, state legislatures have begun to address the issue.
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