Philip Gordon and Joon Hwang write:
As many state legislatures open their 2015 sessions, Virginia has become the first this year — and most likely not the last — to continue the legislative trend towards protecting applicants’ and employees’ personal online accounts. As the 19th state to enact password protection legislation, Virginia has added even more complexity to the patchwork of state law restrictions on such access. Governor Terry McAuliffe signed H.B. 2081 into law on March 23, 2015, and the new law becomes effective on July 1, 2015.
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