Cyber attack hacker wages hunger strike before trial

By: News staff

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BOSTON, MASS. — A Massachusetts man who launched a hack against Boston Children’s Hospital is now waging a hunger strike before his trial.

Martin Gottesfeld is expected to be arraigned in court Wednesday.

He says he plans to continue his three week long fast until the presidential candidates protect children from abuse.

He is charged with conspiracy for his role in a 2014 computer attack at Boston Children’s Hospital.

The attack was in protest of the hospital’s treatment of a Connecticut teen at the center of a custody dispute.

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