David Nosal was charged under the same statute that Aaron Swartz was facing when he took his life, 1984’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
A bill to broaden the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has been tabled indefinitely.
Tip to felons: If you want to send the FBI on a false lead, just toss some lies into your social media presence.
The Internet's got a weird affinity for anti-heros. Maybe it's because we're all anti-heroes of a sort.
Aaron's crime, and the persecution he faced as a result, is probably a lot closer to home than you think.
As part of Operation Last Resort, the hacktivist collective released a series of hundreds of names and addresses attributed to the Witness Protection Program.