First iPad Hacker Cleared in Court Case

Andrew Auernheimer, a man that created a way to "slurp" email addresses from iPads, has had his criminal conviction overturned. In 2010, Auernheimer discovered a security flaw in the way that the first iPad was set up on the AT&T network. Through the flaw, he was able to collect 114,000 email addresses of users including Harvey Weinstein and Diane Sawyer. Auernheimer was charged with conspiracy to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and found not guilty.

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