In Philadelphia a local school district was caught webcam spying on students while at home with school-issued laptops. The school district settled the class action lawsuit for $610,000 and have paid $1,200,000 in legal representation fees.
In June of 2010 new allegations that another student-issued laptop secretly recorded more than 8,000 images. The latest accusations, which were said to occur during a six month period has left the student "shocked, and severely emotionally distressed." According to a federal-invasion-of-privacy lawsuit, which seeks unspecified monetary damages.