How Convicting A Troll Threatens The Cybersecurity Community

From ThinkProgress Tue Nov 27 2012, 19:30:46

Andrew Auernheimer, also known as "Weev", was convicted of identify fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization last week for using a script to collect the email addresses of 114,000 iPad AT&T left (albeit accidentally) unencrypted on the internet and available to anyone with a web browser. Auernheimer is the opposite of a [...]

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