School district says new webcam suit is “motivated by monetary interests”

    The Lower Merion School District is taking the latest webcam lawsuit against it seriously, but not in a way that’s sympathetic to the student.

    The district has responded to the suit filed on behalf of Harriton High graduate Joshua Levin, and it looks as though Levin’s facing an uphill battle.

    “The district views this lawsuit by a 2009 graduate as solely motivated by monetary interests and a complete waste of tax dollars,” reads an email from district spokesman Doug Young to Main Line Media News.

    Levin filed the suit last week, alleging he and his family and been spied on by the webcam on the school-issued laptop, but district officials say Levin refused the court-supervised mediation he was offered and appears to be motivated by cash.

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