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They don't even prosecute officers that falsely arrest, beat people to death for no reason, shoot innocent people, and otherwise injure, maim, and mistreat people. If they don't fire those people for what they have done on camera and in front of witnesses, I doubt anything they see on Facebook is going to stop them from hiring you.
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Would be a lot easier to simply reject SSL to facebook and capture the auth cookies in clear text when people revert their account back to non-https..
You'd probably capture quite a bit if you put a few public PC's in the lobby...
"Please, feel free to use our systems for any social networking sites you may be a member of.."
It is one thing to publicly ask for it, it is another to acquire it without permission.
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That's a bit extreme, don't you think...? biggrin.gif
    
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So if your among the .00001% of the population who truly doesn't have a Facebook (like me), you pretty much get put down as lying and don't get hired....

Fail in my books.
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This is easily countered.

For employer who check facebook
1 Make sure your privacy settings only allow friends to view your content.
2 Don't add every single person who asks you.

For employers who want account
Simply tell them you are unwilling to compromise your data security and that by doing so you may be willing to compromise their data security when asked.
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Conduct oneself with dignity, on and off the web, and it would not matter.
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Are you really dumb enough to make this comment ?
This is hiring discrimination, its not bussiness of any employer what a employee does outside of the place of business, unless they are commiting liablous slander.

Here let me sink to your level for a minute:
Are you really too stupid to know the difference between a privacy violation and a simple question?
Are you also too stupid to understand what discrimination is?

How's that?


Look, I am not saying it is right, but just because someone asks you a question does not mean they are violating your privacy... Like I said before, you have the right to say no.
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Exscuse me, its hiring discrimination, I know, I have a copy of the federal law book right here in front of me. I am a employer, I don't care what my employees do, when they leave work.
Its none of my business, now if they log in from work, its game on, and typically grounds to post something like
"I love big *** in my ***" on their facebook wall, cuase frankly, thats funny right there.

Then quote the section of that book that makes it discrimination?

I have done hiring and firing for almost 20 years. My SO has written multiple HR manuals for Silicon Valley start-ups and well established companies (Hitachi, SUN, Cadence, NetApp, etc.). Unless something changed in the last year or so, there are currently no regulations in place that prevents this sort of thing based on discrimination rules.

I do agree that what my employees do on their free time is none of my business unless it starts affecting their work. I have blocked Facebook and similar sites on our network due to some abuse by a handful of people. I would never try to friend an employee nor try to peruse their page. But that is just me. I have several friends at other companies in similar roles that do check FB pages of their employees. I don't agree with it, but it is not my call.
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post #150 of 176
Work Facebook and regular Facebook.
???
Profit.

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