Security Researchers Side With AT&T 'Hacker' Weev
Source: Media Post - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks Hacker Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, convicted of computer fraud for exposing poor security practices at AT&T, is getting some high-profile support for his appeal. This week, a coalition of security experts weighed in on Auernheimer's behalf, arguing that not only is he innocent, but that he performed a public service by bringing AT&T's privacy glitch to light. “Auernheimer’s 'crime' was to discover that a public corporation was giving anyone access to private consumer information,” the security experts argue in their papers, filed with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

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