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Competing portraits of accused Capital One hacker presented in opening statements in US court

By Amy Miller
  • 09 Jun 2022 04:01
  • 09 Jun 2022 04:01
Jurors in the trial of accused Capital One hacker Paige Thompson were today presented with two strikingly different portraits of the former Amazon employee who went by the online handle "erratic." 

The US government described Thompson as a misguided “cryptojacker” seeking money and notoriety in opening statements in Seattle federal court. The more

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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