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Convicted Capital One hacker seeks to avoid prison; US DOJ wants seven-year sentence

By Amy Miller
  • 28 Sep 2022 23:36
  • 28 Sep 2022 23:36
Convicted Capital One hacker Paige Thompson should be sentenced to seven years in prison, the US Department of Justice argued in a sentencing memorandum, but Thompson’s attorneys have countered that she should avoid jail time.
Thompson should be sentenced to the approximately 100 days she’s already served in jail, "followed

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Amy Miller

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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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