In 2008, a laptop was stolen from a high school student in the USA. The laptopwas being monitored by remote recovery software. The thief sold the laptop inquestion to another student who in turn sold it to a teacher. The softwarecontinued to monitor the private daily life of this teacher. This paper providesan overview of the resultant lawsuit. We examine the ethical, privacy and legaldilemmas highlighted by this case.
|Journal||International Journal of Information and Network Security|
|Publication status||Published - 2 Oct 2012|
McBrearty, S., McKelvey, N., & Curran, K. (2012). Legal, Ethical & Social Issues in the case of an Intrusive Remote Monitoring Software. International Journal of Information and Network Security, 1(4), 330-335. http://uir.ulster.ac.uk/24231/1/1423-3158-1-PB.pdf