Privacy Violation: Students claim Pennsylvania school violated their civil personal rights

Privacy violations are another type of personal injury damages. Philadelphia’s Lower Merion school district thought it was fighting crime by installing a centralized webcam applications on student laptops. In a personal injury lawsuit, students contend that the school did just the opposite. Intended to prevent laptop theft, the cameras kept rolling, and recorded and broadcast to the school 56,000 pictures of students, including photos of students sleeping at home, while partially undressed. Violation of privacy rights, claims the recent lawsuit. This type of violation can lead to emotional injuries according to experts. Write-up here.

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