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Newsbrief: A federal court has sentenced Austin Thompson to 27 months in prison for the role he played in a series of DDoS attacks against multiple parties and services, including Daybreak Game Studios (as Sony Online Entertainment), Battle.net, League of Legends, and Dota 2, in 2013.
The case names Thompson as the person behind the @DerpTrolling Twitter account that announced the DDoS attack ahead of time, and later posted screenshots showing the resulting server outage. Specifically, Thompson was charged with "damage to a protected computer" and is sentenced to 27 months in prison starting on August 23.