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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. […]

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… DDoS is absolutely speech, it should absolutely be recognized as such, protected as such, and the law should be changed… […]

“There’s no such thing as a DDoS [distributed denial of service] ‘attack’,” Leiderman said. “A DDoS is a protest, it’s a digital sit it. It is no different than physically occupying a space. It’s not a crime, it’s speech.” Many of the attorneys representing other defendants in the Anonymous case are lawyers who Leiderman has […]

Glenn Greenwald in the Intercept No matter your views on Anonymous, “hacktivists” or garden-variety criminals, it is not difficult to see how dangerous it is to have secret government agencies being able to target any individuals they want – who have never been charged with, let alone convicted of, any crimes – with these sorts of […]