The Lower Merion School District scandal over the inappropriate use of laptop webcam issued to students is evil period. Some people see this as Sesame Street Ernie fooling around with Bert kind of evil but it’s evil pure and simple.
We have to define personal space here and especially in this case of kids who are being spied on. We have to teach kids we don’t do this to other people even in the age of George Bush Jr. and Jack Bauer.
The grownups who first saw this happening should have turned it off and realize that this is plain voyeurism. Oh and this is not a security feature, you can drop that line of defense.