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If You Got Sick Or Died, Would Your Family Be Able To Access Your Online Accounts?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has some advice on sharing your usernames and passwords with family members, in case the worst happens.

03/31/2014

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Quinn Signs Law Blocking Employers From Asking For Facebook Passwords

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed the so-called “Facebook Bill” into law, barring employers from asking job applicants and employees for their social network passwords.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Law Prevents Employers From Getting Social Media Passwords

Illinois employers will no longer be able to ask for employee or job candidates’ social network account information in order to gain access to their account or profile.

08/01/2012

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Security Analyst Offers Ways To Keep Online Passwords Safe

Six and a half million passwords from LinkedIn users were leaked this week. WBBM’S Lisa Fielding has some tips on how you can keep your password safe and secure.

06/09/2012