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 August 21, 2012  Posted by  Laws, Youth & Schools

Sam Laird reports:

California’s Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to bar colleges and universities from requiring students to provide administrators with access to theirsocial media usernames and passwords. Governor Jerry Brown now must sign or veto the bill by Sept. 30.

California is not the first state to pass legislation protecting social media privacy for students. In March, Maryland’s Senate passed a bill to prevent public colleges and universities in the state from requiring students including athletes to provide access to their social accounts.

Read more on Mashable.

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