Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys was one of the most prolific tweeters in journalism until the Department of Justice indicted him for allegedly helping Anonymous hack into the Los Angeles Times’ website. Reuters suspended Keys with pay, and today he’s posted an update to Facebook, essentially denying all of the Justice Department’s charges.
I did not give a username and a password to anyone. I did not “conspire” to “cause damage to a protected computer.” I did not cause “transmission of malicious code,” and I did not “attempt” to cause “transmission of malicious code.”
My attorneys have said much of the same over the past few days, but I feel it might mean more coming from me directly.