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Weev Hacker

Hacker 'Weev': 'Come Bring It, Federal Government'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

Just days after his conviction and three-year prison sentence were overturned, hacker Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer delivered a bold message on HuffPost L...

Gerry Smith

Controversial Hacker's Conviction Is Overturned | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, reversing a verdict that was viewed as having a chilling eff...

Weev, the Hacker Who Didn't Hack AT&T

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Technology
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

In a Newark courtroom last Monday, Andrew "weev" Auernheimer, 27, was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment due to finding and publishing a security flaw on AT&T's website. But a good part of the tech-savvy world interprets Auernheimer's exploits as a non-crime.