Reuters employee indicted for conspiring with Anonymous members

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
Mar 15, 2013
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  1. An employee of Reuters has been indicted by the US Justice Department on the grounds that he helped members of the loose-knit hactivist group Anonymous deface the Los Angeles Times website. 26-year-old Matthew Keys of Secaucus, New Jersey, was charged...

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  2. Imagine.. 25 years. You'd think he would have had to kill someone to get that.
  3. He killed the computer..:p
  4. No killers get less time actually.
    Well, unless the victim's family is loaded.

    One country, under the dollar, with justice for none.

    At least we don't live in North Korea though.
  5. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 820   +344

    True enough. In the West, the average man can have Onion News. In North Korea, the average man can barely afford an onion.
  6. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    He lives in CA, their jails are packed. There's a like a formula to things like this... IF you are convicted you'll be sentenced to like half of the possible max, and then you'll get out in less than half your sentenced time, so long as you behave yourself.

    I'll bet nonviolent criminals serve a fraction of what their 'possible maximum' sentence might be.
  7. waterytowers

    waterytowers TS Booster Posts: 101   +10

    America has some of the strictest laws in the west for petty crime. Defacing a web site is like web graffiti. Handing over passwords should never have an impact if the system is managed properly, since upon exit, the primary passwords needed to gain access should have been changed immediately. If he handed over passwords while still working there that's another story.

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