Family: School Snared Thousands of Webcam Images

Friday, 16 Apr 2010 12:26 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

A meeting is set Friday between lawyers for a Pennsylvania school district accused of spying on students through laptop webcams and counsel for several families involved in a related lawsuit.

Student Blake Robbins says Lower Merion School District officials secretly activated the webcams and captured him sleeping in bed and partly undressed. They say the school also took screen shots of instant messages he exchanged with friends.

And his lawyer says they have evidence the school captured thousands of students screen shots and webcam images, many taken inside their homes.

The district admits it made mistakes in activating the webcams to locate missing laptops. But officials insist they have no evidence employees used the software program improperly.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Boston Council Set to Celebrate Legacy of Former Mayor Ray Flynn

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 11:28 AM

Two Boston City Council members plan to establish a commission to "celebrate the legacy" of former Mayor Raymond Flynn,  . . .

NCAA Agrees to Settle Head Injury Suit for $70M

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 09:56 AM

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by providing $70 million for concussion testing and dia . . .

Texas Lt. Gov.: Mexican Government Helping Illegals

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 08:14 AM

Mexican officials are abetting the illegal migration of thousands of children into the United States, Texas Lt. Gov. Dav . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved