Sentence Jeremy Hammond to Time Served
  • Petitioned Judge Loretta Preska

This petition was delivered to:

Chief U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York
Judge Loretta Preska

Sentence Jeremy Hammond to Time Served

    1. Petition by

      Jason Hammond

I have not seen my twin brother Jeremy since March 2012. In the time he has been jailed in another city, denied bail, held in solitary confinement, denied the right to see his family and friends and most recently, not even been allowed to phone us. Why? He pleaded guilty to leaking information from the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting, which revealed that Stratfor had been spying on activists and human rights defenders and selling that information to governments and corporations.

My brother is looking at spending a decade in prison for this leak, which the government is treating as a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same law used to prosecute Aaron Swartz. My brother is a dedicated activist and gifted computer programmer. He has a heart of gold. He has never walked past a person suffering without reaching to help them. He is 28-years-old and has a lot of living to do and many brilliant contributions to make. He is my best friend. And I want him back.

Jeremy did nothing for personal gain and everything in hopes of making the world a better place.

Jeremy is facing a maximum sentence of ten years, but the minimum is zero. He has been in jail since March 2012 awaiting trial and now sentencing. It's time for him to come home.

Can you join me in saying that Jeremy has spent enough time in prison and ask Judge Loretta Preska to give him a sentence of time served?

Jason Hammond

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 4,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Benjamin De bakker GOOIK, BELGIUM
      • 6 months ago

      Because this is ridiculous. Punish those that do things wrong, not those who shine light on wrongdoers!

      • 6 months ago


    • Sarah Durand NEW YORK CITY, NY
      • 8 months ago

      Jeremy is an activist for democracy - and persecuted for being so by an administration that pretends it upholds the principles on which our country was founded.

    • Kathy Avidani SOUTHOLD, NY
      • 10 months ago

      The absurdity of sentencing this incredible young man to prison.for showing the world that large corporations and big brother are doing exactly what Jeremy is in prison for.

    • laure kellens BELGIUM, BELGIUM
      • 11 months ago

      He only did what was right. Those who should be behind bars are actually the ones who try to control us. Of course they are ashamed that a Young man of not even 30 has managed to expose their secret agendas. But we are all waking up to the truth and Jeremy Hammond is a true hero. keep up the faith and the hope, he is supported and admired by many people.


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