From The Daily Dot
On his 355th day in custody awaiting a “speedy trial” as guaranteed by law, alleged LulzSec hacker and lifelong activist Jeremy Hammond had his second week in solitary confinement interrupted by yet another pretrial hearing.
The 27-year-old anarchist is in custody pending trial for his alleged involvement in hacking the private intelligence contractor Stratfor, releasing more than 5 million emails to WikiLeaks, which rebranded them “The GI Files” and has been making news with them ever since.
LulzSec was a hacking crew that broke away from the main body of Anonymous, impatient with the slow, messy decision-making process of a hydra-headed hive mind. They were looking for action, for impact, and for a time, they found it. And then the Feds found them. (more…)