Anonymous member charged with computer offences

Peter David Gibson, 22, has been charged with conspiracy to do an unauthorized act in relation to a computer, with intent to impair the operation of any computer or prevent or hinder access to any programme or data held in a computer.

He is due to appear on bail at City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 7 September.

Gibson was arrested by officers from the Met’s Police Central e-Crime Unit in connection with an investigation into Anonymous, following allegations of DDoS attacks by the group against several companies.

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