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Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.
A federal appeals court rules that Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was tried in the wrong state and overturns his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer argues that accessing a non-password protected portion of AT&T's Web site did not violate the law because the information was freely available on the Internet.
Andrew Auernheimer, professional Internet troll, is a uniquely unsympathetic defendant. But even his detractors are protesting a 41-month prison sentence that a federal judge levied today.
Jury convicts Andrew Auernheimer of unauthorized access and identity theft in connection with the theft of data belonging to more than 100,000 iPad users on the carrier's 3G network.
Hacker says he won't cop a plea and that he did not profit from disclosing the AT&T security hole, despite what damning chat logs show.
Judge puts Andrew Auernheimer's case on hold, saying plea talks are under way in hacking case.
Man accused of hacking into AT&T's servers and stealing customers' personal information was charged with conspiracy to gain unauthorized access to computers and identity theft, according to Reuters.
One of two men charged with conspiring to breach an AT&T server and expose iPad customer data pleads guilty today in a New Jersey federal court.
The Goatse Security site has been compromised by an unidentified individual who claimed he did it to "give them a taste of their own medicine."