Analysis: a case of government versus hacktivism
Hammond was arrested by FBI agents in March after Lulzsec founder Hector Xavier Monsegur, better known as Sabu, turned informant. He co-operated with the authorities following his own arrest in March 2011. Sabu continued to encourage cyber-attacks against corporations, all the while providing the FBI with chat-logs and other details that enabled the arrest of Hammond, who has been detained ever since.
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