Journalist Matthew Keys will get two years for aiding Nameless

Journalist Matthew Keys gets two years for aiding Anonymous

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Convicted journalist Matthew Keys was sentenced to 24 months in jail in federal courtroom room. Keys was discovered responsible in October 2015 of giving Nameless login credentials that allowed a member of the group to deface a Los Angeles Occasions article again in 2013. Keys contends that he was engaged on an article about Nameless and didn’t assist the hacktivist collective achieve entry to the publication’s website.

Keys was convicted underneath the Pc Fraud and Abuse Act. Assistant U.S. Lawyer, Matthew Segal had requested the courtroom to condemn Keys to 5 yeas. As an alternative, he was sentenced to 24 months in jail which will probably be adopted by two years of supervised launch. After the sentencing, Keys tweeted that his legal professionals would file a movement to remain the sentence.

2 years. We plan on submitting a movement to remain the sentence.

— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) April thirteen, 2016

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