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cover your webcams! some school laptops can turn on webcams

The Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania was recently sued after allegedly spying on a student using a school-owned laptop via the laptop’s built-in Web cam.

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from kobe bryant’s high school, lower merion in philly. man, what’s up w/ philly? that place always has drama. i had a coworker that covered their laptop webcam because he thought people could see and i thought he was silly. guess he was right!! freaaaaaky……

story here:

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/02/17/school-used-student.html

“The school district admits that student laptops were shipped with software for covertly activating their webcams, but denies wrongdoing.”

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