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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.