“In 2014, Alberto Daniel Hill, an expert in cybersecurity, found a security issue in a medical provider’s website. In reporting the issue, it led him to become the first person imprisoned in Uruguay for a computer-related crime—a crime he didn’t commit, and one that probably never even happened. Alberto, a hacker, was the perfect target for a judicial system that doesn’t understand cybersecurity or cybercrimes.
Through police misconduct and incompetence, his life was thrown into upheaval, and he is still recovering from a system where there are no guarantees of a fair trial. Rife with injustice and anguish, Alberto’s story doesn’t have a fairy tale ending. It is a lesson for Uruguay and the world to implement fair processes for prosecuting cybercrimes.
Alberto’s tale will stand as a stark reminder of the dangers of a judiciary system that hasn’t caught up to the technology of the 21st century.“ Stephanie Holland, Editor
http://darkdeepweb.com/ History featured in the podcast
Darknet Diaries: https://darknetdiaries.com/episode/25/
The book about the story: http://amazon.albertohill.com
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