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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 Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.
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.
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.
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.
Members of hacker group who claimed responsibility for AT&T-iPad Web site breach are charged with conspiracy to access a computer without authorization and fraud.
Judge puts Andrew Auernheimer's case on hold, saying plea talks are under way in hacking case.
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.
Member of the hacker group being investigated for a data leak at AT&T's iPad site sends bizarre e-mail to assistant U.S. attorney.
Member of group behind the AT&T iPad-related breach of user data says they acted in the public interest.