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Andrew 'Weev' Auernheimer Sentenced to Three and a Half Years

March 19, 2013

Auernheimer and Keys, both often considered Internet trolls in their own ways, were charged under the outdated Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), the same law prosecutors used to threaten late activist Aaron Swartz with up to 35 years in prison. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been leading the charge to reform the CFAA, and will also join Auernheimer's defense team in appealing his conviction.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rolling Stone
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