A federal appeals court has rejected the appeal of a man who was imprisoned last year for accessing Sarah Palin's personal e-mail account.

"David Kernell, who is free from jail after serving time at a federal prison camp in Kentucky, lost his appeal to have one of his convictions, for obstruction of justice, thrown out," writes SC Magazine's Greg Masters. "He did not file an appeal against the other count under which he was found guilty, for the unauthorized access of electronic information."

"Kernell's attorney, Wade Davies, has said Kernell's access of Palin's account was merely a prank, according to reports," Masters writes.


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