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Anorak | Flamboyant Hacker Topiary aka Jake Davis was Agoraphobic, Clever, Quiet & Withdrew After A Family Death

Flamboyant Hacker Topiary aka Jake Davis was Agoraphobic, Clever, Quiet & Withdrew After A Family Death

by | 1st, August 2011

Flamboyant hacker Jake Davis, who now facing 10 years in prison, was a “clever, quiet” boy who developed a fear of open spaces and withdrew from school and friends after a family member died while he was in his early teens  according to a woman who claimed to know him.

Kelly Smith said on the Facebook page Free Topiary

“he was clever, quiet and never did anything wrong…ever. got agoraphobia when he was 13-14 ish after a family bereavement…nobody ever really saw him after that”

The description of a quiet boy afraid of open spaces contrasts with Davis’ online persona as Topiary, the spokesperson of LulzSec whose wordy but creative ramblings about LulzBoats and pirates shook fear into corporations from Sony to the Arizona police

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