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Jay Leiderman quoted in the Atlantic magazine in the article that initially dubbed him the Hacktivist’s Advocate. Jay Leiderman quoted: “We have an opportunity here to make the courts, as these cases wind their way up, understand privacy issues, emerging tech issues, against the backdrop of civil rights and through the prism of free information.”

Jay Leiderman Quoted from the essay “On the Defense of Criminals” “It is fashionable always to cast aspersion upon those that defend persons accused of committing crimes. The viler the accused crime, the more vigorous defense the accused needs, yet, at the same time, the more vitriol the defense attorney will face. I cannot speak […]

In October of 2012 I got an email requesting an interview.  I get asked a lot of questions about a lot of topics, so I figured the reported, Luke Allnut, just wanted to ask me about how unjust the American criminal justice is, or about medical marijuana, or any of the various criminal law that […]

I’ve become well known as an advocate for changing certain computer laws – especially the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act or “CFAA.”  This act was codified as 18 USC 1030 in 1984. Believe it or not, this was, in part, a reaction to the movie “War Games.” In 1984, there were few places one could […]