“I am not a hacker. I am a kind pirate. I did not act with a destructive aim… I wanted to warn them, to show up the faults in the system,” said Cousteix.
The accused also faces allegations of illegally accessing online web pages of US President Barack Obama and British singer Lilly Allen.
He faces up to two years in prison and a $40,000 fine if convicted on charges of breaking into a data system, reported contactmusic.com.