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3:32 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Essay: Contemplation

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Amidst the noise of the modern world be it cable television, social media or just commercialism, it can be hard to find a moment for silent contemplation. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill found it on a simple seashore.

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9:03 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Social Media Privacy Education Campaign in Maryland

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler
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BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is planning to announce a social media privacy education campaign.

Gansler planned to announce the campaign Monday as part of his role as president of the National Association of Attorneys General. The attorney general says the consumer education campaign is being launched in cooperation with Facebook to help educate teens, parents and others about how to protect their privacy while using social media.

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10:08 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Social Media Restrictions for Salisbury City Workers

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A proposal to limit Salisbury City employees access to social media sites on work computers has drawn charges of violating their free speech rights.


Council member Debbie Campbell called for reworking the plan so as not to “trample on people’s First Amendment rights.”


During a work session yesterday Council President Terry Cohen said that the new rules need to avoid even a hint of trying to suppress free speech outside of legitimate government concerns.

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8:24 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Protection for Student Social Media Info Gets Backing in Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state House has passed a bill prohibiting public and private schools in Delaware from requiring that students or applicants for enrollment provide their social networking login information.

House members on Tuesday voted unanimously for the bill, which also prohibits schools and universities from requesting that a student or applicant log onto a social networking site so that school officials can access the site profile or account.

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8:29 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Delaware Tightening Employer Access to Personal Social Media Info

 

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A bill that would prevent Delaware employers from demanding that employees and job applicants disclose social media login information has cleared a House committee.

The bill was released by the Telecommunication Internet and Technology Committee on Wednesday after lawmakers agreed to add an amendment exempting law enforcement agencies.

The amendment also allows the Department of Correction to request and achieve access to an employee's social networking site to ensure compliance with DOC policies.