(update) Ark. man accused of stealing 100,000 iPad e-mail addresses remains jailed after move to NJ

David Porter of the Associated Press reports:

One of two men charged with stealing more than 100,000 e-mail addresses of Apple iPad users remained jailed Wednesday after making his first court appearance in New Jersey.

Andrew Auernheimer, wearing handcuffs and a prison jumpsuit, chatted and joked with court personnel before the brief hearing in front of U.S. Magistrate Patty Shwartz, who scheduled a bail hearing for next week. Auernheimer didn’t enter a plea.

Auernheimer was arrested in Fayetteville, Ark., last month and extradited to New Jersey, where he and San Francisco resident Daniel Spitler face one count each of fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization. Spitler was released on $50,000 bail in January. The case is being prosecuted in New Jersey because the state is home to about 16,000 of the iPad users.

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