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Spycams lead to $2 million verdict

A Hartford, Conn. jury has awarded a Bloomfield medical assistant $2 million for invasion of privacy after her ex-boyfriend, a surgeon, secretly installed multiple bedroom and bathroom cameras, computer trackers and other bugs in the house they once shared. The ...

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Supreme Court justices raise privacy concerns in GPS case

During oral arguments in a case challenging police officers’ warrantless use of GPS technology to track suspects’ movements, the U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed serious privacy concerns that have not only criminal attorneys taking note, but also civil attorneys in areas such as employment law, where the use of electronic surveillance by employers could also spur privacy claims.

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Officers can be sued over Internet photos of deceased

Family members of a deceased have their own right of privacy in those death images and can sue police officers who disseminated photos of the accident that spread over the Internet, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in reversing ...

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