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Submission + - AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin for Each Hour He Spent in Jail (vice.com)

Daniel_Stuckey writes: The notorious troll and hacker known as Andrew “weev” Auernheimer spent 13 months in jail for exposing an AT&T security flaw. He was recently released when a federal court overturned the conviction on grounds of improper venue. Now, Auernheimer has penned an open letter to the Department of Justice in which he demands reparations for acts of “fraud” and “violence” carried out against him over the past three years. Those reparations must be paid in bitcoin (BTC), he says—28,296, to be exact. At current market value, that comes out to $13.7 million. The bombastic letter is titled “Open letter to federal scum,” and was allegedly bcc’d to “a few hundred journalists” (including Motherboard). In it, 28-year-old Auernheimer writes that he calculated the sum owed to him based on his market value:
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AT&T Hacker 'weev' Demands One Bitcoin for Each Hour He Spent in Jail

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