News agency Thomson Reuters has fired Matthew Keys a month after federal prosecutors accused the social media editor of conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times Web site.
Keys announced the development Monday morning on his Twitter account, saying he had just learned of his dismissal and that his union would file a grievance:
Just got off the phone. Reuters has fired me, effective today. Our union will be filing a grievance. More soon.— Matthew Keys (@TheMatthewKeys) April 22, 2013
Prosecutors alleged last month that Keys, a former Web producer for a TV station … Read more