To some, hacker Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer is a cause celebré. To others, he's a famous douchebag. To many, he's a polarizing figure in a debate that's roiled Silicon Valley, pitting established tech companies against rogue innovators. When Auernheimer was sentenced to 41 months in prison for collecting and publicizing the names of 114,000 AT&T iPad users, reporters grappled over the right words to characterize... More >>>
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is fighting to reform a cyber-security law that seems unduly harsh to many in the tech community, even as other lawmakers try to broaden it.