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Anonymous hacker 'Nerdo' jailed for 18 months over attacks in support of Wikileaks

PUBLISHED January 24, 2013

Northampton University student Christopher Weatherhead, 22, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for what Southwark Crown Court heard was his key role as a "high-level operator" in Anonymous. He helped organise the self-styled "Operation Payback" attacks through online chat rooms, prosecutors said.