Martin Gottesfeld - Imprisoned human rights activist and alleged Anonymous hacker.
Marty faces felony charges from Carmen Ortiz’s office under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act. The same people who caused the death of Internet pioneer and activist Aaron Swartz now allege that Marty conspired with members of Anonymous to organize a digital protest of Boston Children’s Hospital to stop the torture and save the life of Justina Pelletier. A national campaign was underway to return Justina Pelletier and her medical decisions to her parents.
Rolling Stone - Marty Gottesfeld
The Hacker who cared too much by David Kushner (Rolling Stone).
When a programmer shut down a hospital website to defend a sick girl, he raised a crucial question: What are the bounds of protest in the digital age? If convicted, Martin Gottesfeld could face up to 15 years in prison and $500,000 in fines.
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27 July 2017
Martin Gottesfeld - Hunger Strike In Jail
Imprisoned human rights activist and alleged Anonymous hacker.
Martin Gottesfeld, 32, is a human rights advocate and Senior Systems Engineer born and raised in Andover, Massachusetts. He was arrested on February 17th, 2016 and is being prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) by Carmen Ortiz’s (...) Read more
24 October 2016