In January, a jury in Connecticut found substitute teacher Julie Amero guilty of four felony charges of "risking injury to a minor or impairing the morals of a child" due to a 2004 incident in which her classroom PC became infected with pornographic pop-ups. Today, however, an upper judge effectively hit the reset button on the trial, claiming "information discovered after her conviction has direct bearing on whether she is responsible for risking harm to her students when pornographic pop-ups appeared on a classroom computer." Such information likely includes a pro bono complete forensic analysis of Amero’s classroom PC, which was performed by a group of independent security researchers and delivered to the defense attorneys in April. The results of the study, however, will not be released until any potential new trial concludes.
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