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Lady Gaga hacker gets therapy

Targeted pop stars with trojan
Thu Jun 16 2011, 21:01

A TEENAGE GERMAN pop fan has been sentenced to six months community service and ordered to undergo therapy having been found guilty of hacking into Lady Gaga's and others' computers.

A report at the Associated Press reveals that the un-named eighteen year old, who also targeted Justin Timberlake, will undergo therapy designed to cure him of his hacking addiction - whatever that involves - and will perform six months community service.

The report adds that the judge in the case, Judge Volker Schmidt-Hoelsken, had wagged a finger - our words - and warned the youth, known as Deniz A, not to hack any other computers, for, if he did, he could face eighteen months in prison.

The sentence, which still has us thinking of the Ludovico technique, is considered lenient and reflects the passion of the young man's fandom and desire for recognition. He was looking for compromising photos and unreleased material, as opposed to a desire to carry out crimes. µ

 

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