Ex-Boeing Worker Pleads Not Guilty To E-Trespassing

Law360, New York (July 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former employee of aerospace giant Boeing Co. has pled not guilty to 16 counts of computer trespass that were brought against him by a Seattle county prosecutor last week, after he allegedly leaked sensitive internal documents to the media in May 2006.

Gerald Lee Eastman, a quality assurance inspector at the company's Seattle-based propulsion division, was arrested and jailed in May 2006 and subsequently fired, the latest fallout over security breaches at Boeing.

Eastman allegedly downloaded hundreds of thousands of pages of documents that contained...
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