Anonymous Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stratfor Breach

Another Anonymous hacker has surrendered to the long arm of justice. Jerem Hammond, 28, a political activist and hacker, pleaded guilty to a conspirac charge for breaching the servers of the U.S. private intelligence firm Stratfo and passing its internal files to Wikileak Hammond’s decision was announced on his defense and support website “Free Jerem Hammond.” On Tuesday, he pleaded guilty in a New York City federal court to on violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). He could be sentenced to maximum prison term of 10 year “I believe in the power of the truth,” Hammond wrote in a statement published o his website. “In keeping with that, I do not want to hide what I did or to sh away from my actions. This non-cooperating plea agreement frees me to tell th world what I did and why, without exposing any tactics or information to th government and without jeopardizing the lives and well-being of other activist on and offline.” Read more…

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Eyewitnesses Tweet Baltimore Train Derailment and Explosion

A train derailed and later reportedly triggered a massive explosion seen fo miles away near Baltimore, Maryland on Tuesday afternoon. One witness, Twitte user @KRL224, tweeted pictures from the derailment. He escaped danger onl moments before the blast, which was captured by others in the area.
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