Teen Who Hacked Paris Hilton’s Sidekick Gets Jail Time

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A teenager who supposedly stole the information from Paris Hilton’s Sidekick II and posted it on the Web has been sentenced to 11 months in juvenile detention.

Because he isn’t an adult, his name wasn’t revealed.

It isn’t certain that this was the person responsible for the Hilton-hacking, because he only plead guilty to “theft of an individual’s personal information”.

However, the BBC is reporting that law enforcement officials close to the case said that this was the Hilton-hacker.

After getting out of prison, the perpetrator will serve two years of probation, during which time he can’t own a computer or any device capable of accessing the Internet.

A Bit of Background

Last February, the teen broke into T-Mobile’s servers and accessed Hilton’s account.

Very quickly thereafter, all the information from her account was posted on a web site. This included the private phone numbers of dozens of celebrities and some nude pictures of Hilton taken with the Sidekick II’s camera.

When news of this broke, sales of the Sidekick II increased dramatically.

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