Thursday, December 21, 2017
On Tuesday, the Wyoming Supreme Court recognized intrusion upon seclusion. According to the opinion, there is now only one jurisdiction in the U.S. that has not taken a stand on the invasion of privacy torts. Of the other 48 states, only 2 have explicitly refused to adopt intrusion upon seclusion. The case involved allegations that a rent-to-own company installed software on laptops without plaintiffs' knowledge. The software allegedly could be used to remotely access the laptops’ cameras, capture the content of the laptops’ screens and log keystrokes entered on the laptops. KPVI has the story.