Reuters’ currently-suspended deputy social media editor was indicted yesterday by the DOJ for allegedly conspiring with hacker group Anonymous in late 2010. Last night, an Anonymous “citizen journalist” offered Keys some assistance. Keys declined:

Keys will still have some help from Anonymous allies, however. This afternoon, criminal defense firm Jay Leiderman Law tweeted that it would be representing Keys in court:

Naturally, the law firm has ties to Anonymous:

At the very least, we may be in for quite a spectacle.



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