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You're on FaceBook on Twitter you need to pay attention -- more than 800 million people are on FaceBook.
Which means all of the users combined would form the third largest country in the world.
But as our online profiles are growing so is -- lack of privacy protection joining us now to discuss this is lawyer and the author of the book.
I know -- so I -- -- -- -- and I saw what you did.
Lori Andrews great title of that book nice to -- this point.
So explain to us -- the context first of all with the amount of people first of all that are on social media we're putting more and more out there but isn't coming back to hurt us.
-- -- more more intimate information our political beliefs who were having sex with and so forth but 13 of employers say they look at people's FaceBook page.
And don't hire them if there's a photo of them with a drink in -- hand even if it's an innocent wedding photo.
One in five college admissions officers are looking at applicant's social network pages and rejecting them based talent they find there.
What does NG Saito is that women are actually feeling the brunt of this discrimination more than men how so.
Well it turns out that if the women shows any sexuality if she's got a sexy photo on her MySpace page.
She can have her child taken away in a custody case the judges don't even look at.
How the child is -- Also the employers say they reject people wearing provocative clothing now they're not gonna reject junior -- -- -- yellow time.
That if a woman is wearing something a little low cut they could reject her.
So that -- consider that I'm -- women.
You have put together this social network bill of rights -- -- like we're gonna put -- -- -- -- up here on the screen.
The right to connect talk about all these -- right of to privacy of place in information.
Who is this -- -- this for the individuals putting themselves up on social media and is it expected then that the employers would look at the social network bill of rights it's a hands off.
One other countries they're ready adopting laws saying that.
Employers can't look at your social network page in Finland.
Employers can't Google you and so.
I'm hoping -- -- for court stick.
Follow the -- and also for people to follow them in terms of buying their technologies.
Some people don't realize how they're gadgets can be used against them if you download a program that enables remote use of your Mike.
I have some data aggregators are collecting information are you at home are you in a bar you eating -- -- having sex and using that information to.
I send ads -- -- but also they market that information to employers insurers and other so if you Jenna Google search for hand tremors.
Even if you -- someone else an insurer or employer.
Might decide against you thinking that you yourself are bill.
And they have some sort of an ailment therefore might not be.
-- -- -- -- job very often we hear the story about congress or legislation being so far behind the times of technology.
You know we don't allows employers to ask questions for references specific questions is this a new version of not asking references by going on Google and try to find dirty laundry.
Absolutely and in fact now the eagle and one -- and opportunity commission.
Has adapted a regulation that says you can't use.
That you found -- a person's social network page and making decisions about hiring her going for right.
But most judges haven't caught up with this at all in the we really.
Have a right to privacy and other areas of our life we don't in -- on mine life and -- the judges have said.
You've lost your right to privacy on an affirmative keystroke right you -- read your emails are you -- are trying to conditions and you say agreed on FaceBook you're putting yourself out there -- it's so funny one website as a joke last April 1 put.
By agreeing to these terms and conditions you give us here immortal soul an 88% of people get very mart also -- yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- accept and -- Lori -- the book is -- I know who you -- and I saw what you did pick it up and -- and of course all of those new FaceBook timeline changes.
The so many layers of privacy go through their set them up for yourselves and don't share -- you don't want out there Laura great to see this morning her terrific to be here.
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