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Hacker Of Celeb Emails Goes To Jail For Five Years
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12/7/2016 | 11:11:05 PM
From a Legal Perspective?
I actually was passing up this footnote in cybersecurity news but then I realized I didn't know the answer to a question that should be asked with each case like this, however small.  From a legal perspective, was anything new added to the law books, or any precedent set that might affect future cases?  All in all, this seems like a pretty straightforward lone wolf case; petty theft, regardless what amount of money the man received through extortion (if any), although I'm sure the charges leveraged were heavy due to the cybercrime angle.  So should we take note of this case or is it more of the same, with no major ripples caused in the cybercrime legal lexicon?


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