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Speaking of Privacy

Then, I question ya'll how long will it take the (thought Police) to use these same airwaves to spy **ON YOU**, via a "software Program"? Or record your cell phone conversation over these same "airwaves"?
Or a "web-cam" happens to be able to "see you" INSIDE your home/car/etc?
But hey as long as your not "breaking the law", Lord forbid, in the Privacy of your own home, inside your car etc.. 1984 INDEED.
How much, of OUR FREEDOM & LIBERTIES ARE WE WILLING TO "GIVE UP", In the names of, "the WAR on Drugs/War on Terror, ad-infinitum?
Link---> www.boingboing>dot

According to the filings in Blake J Robbins v Lower Merion School District (PA) et al, the laptops issued to high-school students in the well-heeled Philly suburb have webcams that can be covertly activated by the schools' administrators, who have used this facility to spy on students and even their families. The issue came to light when the Robbins's child was disciplined for "improper behavior in his home" and the Vice Principal used a photo taken by the webcam as evidence. The suit is a class action, brought on behalf of all students issued with these machines.
Lawsuit link--> http://craphound>dot Let me make a few points clearly for any school district (hint hint) that thinks this sort of thing is appropriate, permissible, legal, or anything of the sort.

Unlawfully activating a device like this in states without obtaining two-party consent is unlawful wiretapping and everyone involved in the decision to do so has committed a serious felony. Everyone has a presumption of privacy in their own home, which is the predicate requirement for eavesdropping or wiretapping (in the legal sense) to have taken place. Even in a state with one-party consent you can't remotely activate someone's device without THEIR consent.

Since the "wires" (communications lines) are used for this and The Internet is inherently an interstate (and indeed international) network it is also, in many if not most or all cases, a federal offense.

There is serious civil liability that can attach to such an act as well, leaving aside (for the moment) the potential criminal issues.
Finally, and most importantly, federal, state and local government employees who act outside of their lawful authority can be held personally responsible for their actions.

That's right. If you're a principal, teacher, superintendent or other "government employee" you are not shielded from personal liability, either civil or criminal, should you engage in such an action.

I will make this perfectly clear:

Any official or employee at an "educational institution" that ever attempts anything similar to this with regard to my daughter better like gay sex a lot because I will do everything in my power to see that they receive lots of it in the state prison system for as many years as I can manage to get them confined for.

I will also do everything in my power to insure that they lose every piece of material property they or their family own, and will note for the peanut gallery that actions taken with malice aforethought that result in civil liability cannot be discharged, nor are assets shielded, in a bankruptcy. This specifically includes one's house and retirement assets in states that have otherwise-impenetrable bankruptcy exemptions for those assets.

After acquiring your home via said lawsuit I will then leave all your personal effects inside and offer to the local fire department the opportunity (legally, natch) to conduct a training exercise on putting out a house fire started by an arsonist with 20 gallons of gasoline. My last act will be to rent a D-8 bulldozer and finish the job.

Govern yourselves accordingly.


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