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NCSL Responds to President Obama’s Statement Regulating Municipal Broadband Washington, D.C. – President Obama called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Wednesday to preempt states laws regulating municipal broadband networks. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Schools can require students to hand over their social media passwords under Illinois law Legislation prohibiting schools from accessing information about students’ social media was introduced in Hawaii, Indiana, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Rhode Island last year, and at least 28 states have introduced or have pending legislation regarding employer access to social media usernames and passwords as of November, the National Conference of State Legislatures found. Washington Post 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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