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Friday
Nov122010

Man Sentenced for Hacking Sarah Palin's E-Mail

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) -- David Kernell, who was a 20-year-old economics major at the University of Tennessee when he hacked into Sarah Palin's personal e-mail account during the 2008 presidential campaign, was convicted Friday of unauthorized computer access and tampering with federal evidence.

The man was sentenced to a year and one day for breaching the former vice-presidential candidate’s e-mail. The judge recommended the sentence be carried out in a halfway house, instead of a prison – a decision that will be made by the Bureau of Prisons.

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