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Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months for 'merely linking to hacked material'

The journalist and former Anonymous member says of prison term and fine in statement: ‘They’re sending me to investigate the prison-industrial complex’

From The Guardian… 791 more words

Je Suis Barrett -- First Amendment Kangaroo Court | Criticl

Barrett Brown’s sentencing was today, and not only was he further jailed, but America made a joke of free press and its immediate, inalienable right to publish whatever it will. 101 more words

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Thursday was a crazy day

Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in prison today.  Understanding the charges.  More info here and here.

Here was his statement after the sentence. 1,249 more words

Anonymous hacktivist Barrett Brown sentenced to 5 years behind bars

Below is an article from Dallas Morning News

Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months behind bars, minus the 31 months he’s already served.

He also faces nearly $900,000 in restitution and fines and two years of supervised release. 429 more words

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Anonymous journalist Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months in jail

Barrett Brown, a journalist with links to the Anonymous hacking collective, has been sentenced to over five years in jail for his role in the hacking of private US intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting Inc. 536 more words

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Barrett Brown and the United States' war on journalism

The criminalization of journalism in the United States continued yesterday with the sentencing of Barrett Brown, an independent journalist who covered the Anonymous collective who received 63 months in federal prison and was ordered to pay $890,000 in restitution. 413 more words

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