Government made me do it, imprisoned TJX hacker claims

Albert Gonzalez, who is serving a 20-year sentence, wants to reverse his guilty plea

By , Computerworld |  Security, data protection, hacking

But Palomino in a conversation with Wired is quoted as saying that Gonzalez has no ground for appeal because it was a negotiated plea agreement and that his former client knew what he was getting into when he accepted it.

Jaikumar Vijayan covers data security and privacy issues, financial services security and e-voting for Computerworld. Follow Jaikumar on Twitter at @jaivijayan or subscribe to Jaikumar's RSS feed . His e-mail address is jvijayan@computerworld.com .

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