The Illinois House wants to bar employers from asking workers and job applicants for access to social media like Facebook.The legislation passed 78-30 Thursday and now goes to the Senate.Some employers, particularly law enforcement, have begun asking for passwords so they can review the online activ
The Illinois Tollway has a new policy to protect the privacy of its I-PASS customers.The policy complies with a new state law barring the tollway system from releasing drivers' personal information to third parties. The policy took effect Jan.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel reached the end of his mayoral honeymoon, according to the Christian Science Monitor. The verdict comes after the mayor walked out on an interview last week with Mary Ann Ahern, a political reporter for NBC 5 Chicago.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2010, and it's easy to see why. Facebook and our constant need to update others on where we are and what we're doing is all part of the persistent breakdown between our private and public lives.
The day before Thanksgiving is generally one of the heaviest air travel days in the year and the new full-body screening methods will probably make the security lines slower. The Transportation Security Administration says such measures are necessary.
Loosely organized, internet boycotts of airport body scans could slow down travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday.The National Opt-Out Day protest is scheduled for Wednesday, which is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year.