The Anonymous hacker group logo. (AFP photo)
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A man who aligned himself with the hacker group Anonymous was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly conspiring to access an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio.Deric Lostutter – who went by the online name "KYAnonymous" – was charged in a conspiracy to gain access to the account and making false statements to authorities. The indictment said he joined with an unnamed co-conspirator with the online name "JustBatCat" to hack into a website and email account of a person who ran a booster website for Steubenville High School athletic teams.The indictment alleges Lostutter and the other hacker gained access to password-protected administrator account of the website.The indictment issued Thursday says he faces up to 16 years in prison if convicted.
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