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I am the first journalist with whom Mr. Hammond met since his arrest in March 2012. This interview was held months before sentencing. At the request of Mr. Hammond's attorneys, who feared his words would be used at sentencing against him, I delayed publishing.
Jeremy Hammond, a hacktivist and former member of Anonymous, faces 10 years in prison for one count of conspiracy under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. We speak with experts and members of his legal team ahead of his sentencing.
"Mr. Hammond seems to think of himself as a modern-day Robin Hood," Preska said before sentencing him. She dismissed the
Hammond's lawyers say they have collected 265 letters of support calling on judge Loretta Preska to show leniency. Supporters
"Now that I have pleaded guilty, it is a relief to be able to say that I did work with Anonymous to hack Stratfor, among
(Reporting by James B. Kelleher; editing by Matthew Lewis) He pleaded guilty and was sentenced in December 2006 to two years