Ecuadorian Blogger Paúl Moreno Detained

On Friday, Ecuadorian blogger Paúl Moreno (@paulcoyote) [es] was detained [es] on charges of fraudulent access to computer systems and databases, after publishing a post [es] where he explains how he accessed the information of President Rafael Correa to show the vulnerability of the site [es]. Twitter users have set up a campaign with the hashtag #LiberenaPaulCoyote [es] (free PaulCoyote). More information in this post [es] by Carlos Correa (@calu) [es].

Update: President Rafael Correa ordered [es] the blogger's release after three days of detention.

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