Remember when I expressed surprise on Twitter that The Telegraph, a UK publication, actually named this kid? Within hours, the publication silently deleted it, but there’s been so much reported online and on Twitter that his identity is pretty much out there already.
Alan Erwin reports:
A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the cyber attack on TalkTalk is suing three national newspapers for alleged breach of privacy, it emerged today.
Lawyers for the 15-year-old have also commenced proceedings against internet giants Google and Twitter.
The lawsuit centres on publicity surrounding his questioning last month by police investigating a major hack into the phone and broadband provider’s database.
The case is due to be heard again next month.
Read more on Belfast Telegraph.