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Hacktivist’s Advocate: Meet the Lawyer Who Defends Anonymous  LUKE ALLNUTT OCT 3, 2012 http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/10/hacktivists-advocate-meet-the-lawyer-who-defends-anonymous/263202/ As a lawyer not particularly immersed in the technology world, Jay Leiderman first became interested in the hacker collective Anonymous around December 2010. That was when Anonymous activists launched distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) against Mastercard and PayPal, who stopped […]

Hearing scheduled in Andrew Luster’s appeal of rape sentence An attorney for convicted rapist Andrew Luster, an heir to the Max Factor cosmetics empire, said a hearing is scheduled for Dec. 17 to set dates and times when legal motions surrounding Luster’s appellate court issues will be heard. Attorney Jay Leiderman said Monday that Luster […]

Notice of habeas corpus petition To the Court of Appeal of the State of California, ______ District, Division ____, the _____ County District Attorney, the Attorney General for the State of California, the Warden of _____ State Prison; please take notice that: Pursuant to Article VI, section 10 and Article I, section 11 of the California Constitution and […]

Monday, August 19, 2013 Remarks Made at the Jeremy Hammond / Barrett Brown Fundraiser 19 August 2013 New York We live in times where our liberties are ever threatened.  Where the individual is presumed to yield to the state. Things that should not have ever been forgotten have, until recently, seemingly been lost to history. […]

Why We Can Stop Missiles But Not Hackers Hackers present both the public and private sector with some very unique challenges. Unlike traditional threats, which are often presented in very black and white terms, hackers are notoriously adaptable to new security measures and tend to discover vulnerabilities as fast as developers can fix them. Their […]