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Pennsylvania School District Barred From Continuing To Use Webcams
Posted on 15 May 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

PHILADELPHIA — (Mealey’s) A Pennsylvania federal judge on May 14 barred a suburban Philadelphia school district from continuing to remotely activate webcams on laptops issued to students ( Blake J. Robbins, et al. v. Lower Merion School District... Read More

Family Set To Drop Webcam Spying Class Action Against School District
Posted on 12 May 2010 by David Eldreth

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) A high school student's family that accused a suburban Philadelphia school district of unlawfully spying on students through the webcams of district-issued laptop computers said in a court filing May 11 that it would... Read More

Pa. School Settles 2 Webcam Spy Lawsuits For $610K
Posted on 12 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) A Philadelphia-area school district agreed Monday to pay $610,000 to settle two lawsuits over secret photos taken on school-issued laptops. The Lower Merion School District admitted it captured thousands of webcam photographs and screen... Read More

Pa. District Took 56,000 Images On Student Laptops
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA – (AP) A suburban school district secretly captured at least 56,000 webcam photographs and screen shots from laptops issued to high school students, its lawyer acknowledged Monday. "It's clear there were students who were likely... Read More

Family: Pennsylvania School Snared 1,000s Of Webcam Images
Posted on 16 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA – (AP) A suburban Philadelphia family claiming school employees spied on students through school-supplied laptops says tracking software captured thousands of images of students. The motion filed Thursday by the family of Harriton High... Read More

Pennsylvania School Webcam Spying Lawsuit Could Settle
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA – (AP) A suburban Philadelphia family's webcam-spying lawsuit against a high school could be heading for a settlement. Lawyers for Lower Merion School District and the family of 15-year-old Blake Robbins agreed to a one-month... Read More

Lawsuit Against PC Renter Raises Privacy Questions
Posted on 6 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - (AP) You didn't pay your bill. We need our computer back. And here's a picture of you typing away on it, the computer rental company told a client as it tried to repossess the machine. Those allegations appear in a federal lawsuit... Read More