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Ventura attorney represents high-profile hackers in a red-hot area of the law Read more on Jay Leiderman: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2013/mar/23/ventura-attorney-represents-high-profile-hackers/?partner=RSS#ixzz2PXSIC5oa – vcstar.com  By Tony Biasotti Posted March 23, 2013  PHOTOS OF JAY LEIDERMAN BY TROY HARVEY, VENTURA COUNTY STAR Jay Leiderman, a criminal defense attorney, checks his iPad for an update on a case in his Ventura office. […]

TWO RECENT HACKTIVIST TRIALS HAVE DANGEROUS IMPLICATIONS FOR A FREE INTERNET In 2012 the cases of Jeremy Hammond and Andrew Aurenheimer were yet to be decided.  Questions abounded about how the law would be applied to these two hacktivist test cases.  The below article by Andrew Blake spoke to the zeitgeist of 2012 with perfection. […]

This article examines Andrew “weev” Aurenheimer’s case in between his conviction and his victory on appeal.  He was convicted of aggravated identity theft and sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.  He served 19 months before his release after his appeal.  weev, via his company “Goatse Security” found a gaping hole in AT&T’s original iPad […]

Jay Leiderman quoted in the Daily Dot 25 August 2016.  Jay is a frequent commentator in various forms of media.  He is regarded as an expert in the computer fraud and abuse act (CFAA) codified at 18 USC 1030. Here’s how much prison time the Leslie Jones hackers could face if they’re caught (Jay Leiderman […]

This Post Continues A Series That Will Comprise The Entirety Of The Matthew Keys Sentencing Documents Filed By The Defense – Part 9 THE COMPUTER MISUSE ACT (CMA) FROM THE UK COMPARED TO AND CONTRASTED WITH THE COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT (CFAA) FROM THE US – APPENDIX 2 IN THE MATTHEW KEYS CASE Computer Misuse […]