The young woman who typed the final, cruel message to 13-year-old Megan Meier the day she killed herself took the stand to testify against her former employer and confidant, Lori Drew, on Nov. 20, reports Wired News–but several moments in 20-year-old Ashley Grills’s 80-minutes of testimony seemed to undermine the government’s case. The most damaging statements: that it was her idea, not Drew’s, to create a fake MySpace account to befriend Megan, and that she opened the account herself, clicking through the MySpace terms of service that are at the core of the case. Lori Drew is charged with one count of conspiracy and three counts of unauthorized computer access for violating the MySpace terms of service in setting up the fake account to obtain information with the purpose of inflicting emotional distress on someone. She faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for each charge. Though the jury doesn’t have to find that Drew instigated the plan to convict her of conspiracy, the revelation is nonetheless at odds with the government’s position that the 39-year-old Drew took a leading role in creating a MySpace account for "Josh Evans," a purported 16-year-old boy, who flirted with the emotionally-vulnerable Megan, and ultimately turned on her…

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