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If you haven't finished the second season of House of Cards yet, beware of spoilers.
The Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning Netflix series has been out for three weeks now, and over half a million people burned through the thirteen-episode season its opening weekend. So, if you're not done yet, hurry up!
This season is a laden with manipulation, deal-making and — at one point — murder.
But a subplot focuses on a hacker — Gavin Orsay, played by Jimmi Simpson — who is under the thumb of the government, struggling to avoid a prison sentence.
"Most of my friends are locked up and rotting away because they poked the bear one too many times," says Orsay in one scene. "Why? They wanted to expose government surveillance, the prism program, embezzlement, abuse, torture, lies! We're soldiers."
One of those real-life "soldiers" is Gregg Housh, a Massachusetts hacker-turned consultant for the show. He spent three months in prison in 2007 on charges including copyright infringement.
He's been involved with Anonymous -- a loosely associated group of hackers — since its inception. And he spent much of the last year helping out with the hit Netflix show, kicking back with the likes of Kevin Spacey and Sebastian Arcelus.
This segment aired on March 7, 2014.