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22 April 2013 Jay Leiderman on HuffPostLive http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/archive/segment/matthew-keys-fired-from-reuters/5175a67d2b8c2a42b900013f AP Story  Reuters editor charged with hacking: I was fired A Reuters deputy social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a story on a news website says he has been fired. His dismissal came the day before 26-year-old Matthew Keys was scheduled to appear in US federal court for […]

His trial here in Sacramento in federal court to wrap up soon This article was published in 2014 and discusses the political ramifications of the heavy-handed crackdown on cybercrime, and how prosecutors fail to exercise reasonable discretion in charging these cases.  Jay Leiderman, who represents Matthew Keys, believes the case never should have ended up […]

Continuing postings of the media coverage on Criminal Defense Attorney Jay Leiderman and more on the Matthew Keys case “Journalist linked to Anonymous found guilty of 3 federal counts of hacking” by Cyrus Farivar / ArsTechnica Matthew Keys, a journalist, was found guilty on Wednesday of three counts of criminal hacking. He faces up to 25 […]

This Post Continues A Series That Will Comprise The Entirety Of The Matthew Keys Sentencing Documents Filed By The Defense – Part 8 OTHER COMPARABLE CASES NOT DISCUSSED IN THE MATTHEW KEYS SENTENCING BRIEF; A SUMMARY REFERENCE Raynaldo “Royal” Keys aka “Neuron” and Cody Kretsinger aka “Recursion_” – Central District of California (Los Angeles) One year and one […]

This Post Continues A Series That Will Comprise The Entirety Of The Matthew Keys Sentencing Documents Filed By The Defense – Part 7   THE STATUTORY SENTENCING FACTORS IN 18 U.S.C. § 3553(a) REQUIRE A SENTENCE BELOW THE GUIDELINES RANGE FOR DEFENDANT MATTHEW KEYS.   The Sentencing Guidelines are not mandatory. It is always within the discretion […]