quote: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
quote: The result? You are forced to agree to their unreasonable terms.
quote: Should they ask you for your password so they can see the stuff that you deem private? Absolutely not.
quote: You're right, this bill shouldn't be necessary, but when companies/schools overstep what should be obvious boundaries without consequence, something needs to be done.
quote: Should we use the force of government to prevent them from asking for it? I contend no.
quote: That is a good question. I guess the answer best depends on whether the government is supposed to protect its citizens, and what from.
quote: The linked article stated government jobs, and colleges (again government).
quote: Just some other corrections for you. ...
quote: you have to move to another state where either it isn't popular, or isn't legal for them to ask. Is that OK? Should you be forced to move ...
quote: Is it OK that they either have to give up that information to provide for themselves/their family, or work at a job where they can't make ends meet?
quote: So if it becomes the norm to require that information, and most people are willing to give up that information... and you can't get a job that provides you with the living you need to support yourself and your family... is it OK to have a law like this then?
quote: Or are you willing to move to another country just so you can keep your ideals?
quote: And then when you don't get the job that you need to support your family, what then.
quote: I think having states have the right to make a law such as this (even if it just clarifies what should be common sense from the constitution makes sense). Much better than the federal government getting involved.
quote: When you have a. An economy with a dearth of jobs and b. Employers abusing current or potential employees because of a., then yes laws like this are needed.