Reuters Editor Facing Hacking Charges Gets Pink Slip

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- International news agency Reuters fired one of its editors on Monday a month after he was indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges that he helped hacker group Anonymous break into the Los Angeles Times' website.

Deputy social media editor Matthew Keys, who is facing three counts of illegal transmission of information, said that his union will be filing a grievance over the termination.

Keys told Law360 on Monday that Reuters made no mention of the federal charges during a Monday phone call terminating...
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