The advance in technology has been both a blessing and a curse. While it has made it possible to accomplish things in business that would be impossible without it, our privacy as individuals has been greatly infringed upon. Many employees are subjected to background checks which delve into very personal areas of their lives, such as credit history and personal habits. A number of state legislators have introduced legislation aimed at restricting the scope of employer initiated background checks.
Give your opinion on what you believe to be the proper balance between an employer's legitimate right to conduct a pre-employment screening and a prospective employees right to privacy.