42538559 story UK Anonymous Hacktivists Get Jail Time 96 Posted by timothy on Thursday January 24, 2013 @04:14PM from the sadly-taking-up-room-for-spammers dept. twoheadedboy writes "Two members of the Anonymous hacking collective have been handed a total of 25 months in prison. Christopher Weatherhead, a 22-year-old who went under the pseudonym Nerdo, received the most severe punishment — 18 months in prison. Another member, Ashley Rhodes, was handed seven months, whilst Peter Gibson was given a six-month suspended sentence. They were convicted for hitting a variety of websites, including those belonging to PayPal and MasterCard."