Jeremy Hammond, a 28-year-old political activist, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for his role in the hack of the private intelligence firm Stratfor.
Read his moving statement to the court here.
"When we speak truth to power we are ignored at best and brutally suppressed at worst. We are confronting a power structure that does not respect its own system of checks and balances, never mind the rights of it’s own citizens or the international community."
Jeremy Hammond, a 28-year-old political activist, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to participating in the Anonymous hack into the computers of the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor).