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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May. 20, 2014

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Man who posts online vid of kitten abuse gets year in prison

A French man is sentenced to prison for animal cruelty within days after posting a Facebook video of himself throwing a cat against a wall.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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'Topiary' tells all: Prison, activism, and LulzSec's beginnings

The young hacker, who's real name is Jake Davis, opens up about his time in the cyberattack collective.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Tiny car-key mobile phones could be banned after prison strife

Mini mobiles made to look just like posh car key fobs could be banned after concerns they're too easy to smuggle into prisons.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

Prosecutors had urged a minimum of 60 years for the U.S. Army soldier who had been convicted for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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FCC puts cap on prison phone rates

The Federal Communications Commission passes an order that will limit how much phone companies can charge inmates for making calls, reining in what activists say are excessively high rates.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Poll: Does Manning deserve prison?

Found guilty of violating the Espionage Act but acquitted of the most serious charge -- "aiding the enemy" -- Bradley Manning might go to prison for multiple decades. Does the punishment fit the crime?

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Xbox overdose makes home-arrest prisoner beg for jail

A New Zealand man nearing the end of home detention sentence just can't stand another day with his Xbox, so he asks the police to take him to jail.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Jailed hacker allowed into IT class, hacks prison computers

Nicholas Webber, serving five years for creating a hacker's forum site, is somehow invited into an IT class in jail. The consequences are difficult.

By Mar. 3, 2013