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In 2010, high school administrators in Pennsylvania took more than 30,000 webcam images of students using remote access tools installed on school-issued laptops.
Some students in the Lower Merion School District reported seeing the indicator light turn on with no explanation.
Webcam-spying—particularly the variant that involves disabling LED indicator lights—takes quite a bit of effort, but the practice isn’t limited to the realm of benevolent academics.
But it isn’t just governments who are co-opting webcams to do their surveillance work.Is this the digital equivalent of leaving the front door unlocked, or forgetting to check the deadbolt at night?The likelihood that burglars will sneak in is relatively low, but the simple click of a lock can make it much less likely.But is it any less disturbing if the indicator light With the right tools, in other words, almost anyone—from foreign governments to the creepy teenager down the street—could be recording you while you sit at your computer.All of this raises the question: Why don’t we just cover our webcams whenever they aren’t in use?