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At Lower Merion schools, webcam spying on students was no crime

Aug 19, 2010, 00:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Diaz)

"School officials in Pennsylvania's Lower Merion School District will not face criminal charges for activating a tracking feature on school-issued webcams that allowed them to capture about 56,000 images of unsuspecting students and their families at home.

"Federal prosecutors said today that they will not file charges against the district or its employees, according to an Associated Press report. Investigators found no evidence of criminal intent by those who activated the feature and/or reviewed the images."

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