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Deric Lostutter, a self-styled online vigilante who went by the handle “KYAnonymous,” has been sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday for his role in hacking a local high school football team website more than four years ago.
Lostutter initially denied his involvement.

But in November 2016, he reversed himself and took a plea agreement in exchange for the prosecution dropping two of the four counts, including the hacking charge under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. (The other two counts—conspiracy and making false statements—remained.)
“Not surprised by sentence, which is a year more than one of the rapists got,” Tor Ekeland, Lostutter’s attorney, told Ars by text message on Wednesday. “And on par with what one of the [other] rapists got.”
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