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In December, the Department of Justice (DOJ) charged three males in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Louisiana with creating and executing the Mirai botnet, which crippled a host of popular websites across the United States in October.

Rhys Dipshan

CT-born, New York-based legal tech reporter covering everything from in-house technology disruption to privacy trends, blockchain, AI, cybersecurity, and ghosts-in-the-machine. Continually waiting for law to catch up with tech. (It's like waiting for Godot, but without the clowns)

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