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Mozilla joins fight in support of AT&T hacker

11.07.2013 17:31

The group responsible for the immensely popular Firefox Web browser has put their weight behind imprisoned security researcher Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer. The Mozilla Foundation has filed a legal brief asking for the hacker’s conviction to be overturned.

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Anonymous user 26.07.2013 23:56

There is no evidence he did that for testing. Only to cause trouble. He is the opposite of a hero

Anonymous user 14.07.2013 09:59

They are more than ever hacks on website. Of course, the good guys are in jail. Stay only the bad.

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 15:49

The hackers of the world have the peoples blessing to crash/destroy gov servers,watch em panic blind

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 04:56

Hypocrits - The NSA and Obama state all our Internet information is public. How is this a crime?

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 03:18

He is one of our nations heros and now is treated as a traitor by the U.S.

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 03:14

Anyone with an IQ gr8r than 110 needs to flee the US now or join the 100s of thousands behind bars.

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 03:01

The authorities don't care about drug dealers and rapists, just people who understand computers.

Anonymous user 12.07.2013 00:44

Do as i say and not as i do, tha's what the vile west is saying.

 

Dominic Blais 12.07.2013 00:29

why does he get more time than rapists

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 23:01

In this case servers are accessed without explicit authorization. When is NSA's prosecution coming?

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 22:35

the lesson here is: don't play nice, expose them by safer means, they wont be nice to you either way

 

James Hodgkinson 11.07.2013 22:27

I wonder if I'd get similarly convicted for looking at their car when they didn't want me to - while it was on a public street, for everyone to see. I don't see any difference in this case.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 22:04

USG is corrupt to the core...all of them

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 22:02

The rules are supposed to be simple : If it's locked, don't enter. If it's open, it's public.

Anonymous user 11.07.2013 21:58

This case means that if you put random URL into your browser and it reads something - you're liable.

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