The trial for Sarah Palin’s email hacker is underway in East Tennessee. A 22 year- old college student from the University of Tennessee , David Kernell, hacked into Sarah Palin’s Yahoo account at the time of her run for Vice-president. Kernell answered a series of security questions to hack the account.It was an email she used for correspondence. Her daughter Bristol Palin testified at the trial she received harassing calls and text messages after her cell phone number got posted online after the hacking. Teh phone number came froma pciture of her little brother , Trigg. Bristol was pregnant and 17 at the time. She calimed to be without a cell phone for weeks after the authorites confiscated it. Bristol was concerned about one message that said boys were at her front door. If convicted, Kernell could face up to 50 years. He faces felony charges but not charged for teh harassing emails.Sarah Palin has yet to testify.