Webcam Spying School District Cleared of Criminal Charges

Remember Lower Merion School District, the elite Philadelphia school system that was caught spying on its students through the webcams on their mandatory, school-issued MacBooks? Federal prosecutors aren't filing criminal charges. But don't worry, the civil cases are still kicking. » 8/17/10 4:54pm 8/17/10 4:54pm

Spying School District Snapped Thousands of Student Photos

In February, Philadelphia's Lower Merion School District had remotely activated webcams of school-provided MacBooks 42 times. In fact, the school snapped thousands of photos in total. » 4/17/10 6:54pm 4/17/10 6:54pm

A Hypothetical Look Inside the Webcam-Spying Principal's Office

You've probably heard about the school district that installed spy software on laptops issued to its students so they could spy on them without their knowledge. Creepy! Well, here's a peek at the principal who came up with the idea. » 2/26/10 7:00pm 2/26/10 7:00pm