Oct 102014
 October 10, 2014  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Chelsea Laskowski reports:

Guardianship is the principal point of a lawsuit that brought up the issue of cellphone privacy, according to closing arguments made by the plaintiff’s lawyer.

On Thursday, both sides closed their case in a lawsuit trial revolving around a March 2010 incident where a sixth grader’s cellphone was confiscated and his texts read.

For the past three years that student’s grandparents have claimed damages by the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division and Riverside Community School’s then-vice principal Dwayne Tournier.

The $50,000-claim says the 12-year-old and his family feared retaliation after a stolen car was found based on one of those texts. The boy is now 17.

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