• The CIA has entered the realm of social media, setting up a Twitter presence and a Facebook account. There one can find, among other things, reflections on intelligence history and fun facts from the CIA World Factbook.
  • On May 23, Louisiana became the latest state to enact a law prohibiting employers and public and private educational institutions from requiring applicants, employees, and students to provide access to their personal online accounts.
  • A man convicted of first-degree murder in Macomb County, Mich., on June 2, is asserting that Facebook comments by two jurors prevented him from receiving a fair trial. The jury foreman discussed the possible penalty in general terms before deliberations began, and another juror made general comments about the case; the prosecutor says the remarks were innocuous.