Ex-Reuters Editor Pleads Not Guilty To Hacking Charges

Law360, Los Angeles (April 23, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT) -- A former editor with news agency Reuters and Web producer with a Tribune Co.-owned television station pled not guilty Tuesday in California federal court to charges that he helped hacker group Anonymous break into the Los Angeles Times' website and alter content.

Matthew Keys, who is charged with three counts of illegal transmission of information, was released Tuesday on his own recognizance.

"[Keys] entered a plea of not guilty because he disputed the truth of the charges," Jay Leiderman of Jay Leiderman Law, which is representing...
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