Friday, 11 April 2014

The internet's biggest troll just beat his conviction

After more than a year in appeals, Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer's conviction has been vacated, overturning the earlier ruling that sentenced the trollish security researcher to 41 months in prison. The original conviction tried Auernheimer in New Jersey, but the appeals court found the venue to be totally unrelated to the case, as neither Auernheimer nor AT&T's servers were in the state, and the government failed to establish any further connection to justify the venue.
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