No peeking at Facebook pages

Imagine a world in which it's illegal for an employer to get info about a job applicant on Facebook.  That's the world Germany might live in.  On Wednesday, the German cabinet will consider a new law to keep bosses from sniffing around in prospective employees' social media pages. The law, however, will still let them Google applicants.

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Larissa Anderson is a producer for the Marketplace Tech Report and she also produces Minnesota Public Radio’s Wits.

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