'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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A man convicted of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users is facing sentencing.
An admitted online "troll" was sentenced Monday to the maximum prison term under federal guidelines _ more than three years _ for illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users.
A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a man of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 120,000 email addresses of iPad users including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and film mogul Harvey Weinstein.
An Arkansas man accused of stealing more than 100,000 e-mail addresses of Apple iPad users last year was released on bail Monday and will be prohibited from using the Internet except for work _ which in his case means a job as a computer consultant.
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday announced the arrests of two men who are accused of stealing e-mail addresses and other information from more than 100,000 Apple iPad users — a security vulnerability that AT&T revealed months ago.
"I respectfully say this court's decision is wrong and if you understood what you are doing to the rule of law and the Constitution, you would be ashamed," he told Wigenton.