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Convicted LinkedIn hacker's monetary punishment scrutinized by Ninth Circuit

By Amy Miller
  • 10 Dec 2021 18:03
  • 10 Dec 2021 18:03
A US federal appeals court today appeared willing to reconsider the $1.7 million that Yevgeniy Nikulin was required to pay in restitution for his hacking of LinkedIn and others.

US District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco sentenced the Russian national to pay the restitution and serve 88 months in prison in September

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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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