It is coming people. When "employers" can be given the right to force you to hand over your personal life or be subjected to non employment for refusal to do so? Then how far are we really from an Orwellian brave new world where the government controls everything cradle to grave.
An attempt to ban US bosses from asking employees to hand over their Facebook login details has been blocked by Congress.
A last minute alteration to the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) that would have prevented employers demanding that prospective employees disclose social media passwords as a condition of employment was voted down in the house of representatives.
The proposal, put forward by Democrat Ed Perlmutter was defeated by a 224-189 majority, according to the Huffington Post.