"You want to identify (hacker crimes), prosecute them, and put (those responsible) in jail for a substantial period of time," he said.
AntiSec is largely quiet. Members now keep a low profile. The FBI doesn't know what they're doing. They hope it stays that way.
They call their betrayed comrade an "ideological(ly) motivated political dissident." They equate him with Bradley Manning. Even though his anarchist advocacy rubbed some the wrong way, his loss is noticeably felt.
According to one Anon:
"He fought for what he believed his whole life. He was an idealist who even after being jailed, kept fighting at every occasion, and he never betrayed himself. Not many people can say" that.
Free Jeremy Hammond.com provides regular updates. His next scheduled court date is February 21. Judge Preska must decide if she'll recuse herself. Her conflict of interest demands it.
Hammond's court appearances are his only chance to see friends, family and supporters. A press conference will follow proceedings.
Expect prosecutors to throw the book at him. He faces long odds for justice.
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