#Pwnd: Lauri Love, Accused Hacker, Forces Government to Return Seized Computers

Lauri Love pwns shit again =D

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Lauri Love, the Brit/Scot/Finn accused of hacking into multiple US government computers including those of NASA, the EPA, the US Army, the New York Federal Reserve Bank, and the US Missile Defence System. As the Guardian reported:

It is alleged that Love successfully stole the personal details of more than 5,000 servicemen and servicewomen and former government employees, including “numerous” Nasa workers, in 10 separate online assaults. He faces up to 10 years in a US prison if he is found guilty, according to prosecutors, who said that he would also be liable to pay a fine of $250,000 (£154,000) or twice the gross loss from each of the two alleged offences.

His UK home was raided by the UK’s National Crime Agency, and his computers and peripheral equipment were seized. Subsequent to that he was arrested. After a prolonged lawsuit for the return of his seized property, he recently…

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Ray is a writer, columnist, contributor and subeditor for a large number of groups, pages and blogs - with a large international network. Furthermore he sits on the board of several organisations, including Pirate Parties International. He is a Human Rights and Privacy Activist, a Hacktivist and is heavily involved in Whistleblower support.

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