Journalist Barrett Brown is a victim of US legal overreach and has been prosecuted merely for investigating private companies involved in dubious espionage activities. In less than four weeks time, on November 24th, he is due to be sentenced. 533 more words
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Anons and hacktivists rejoice! Higinio Ochoa III, aka w0rmer of C4bin Cr3w, is a free man.
Having served nearly 25 months of his… 442 more words
Michael Krieger | Posted Tuesday Apr 2, 2013 at 2:46 pm
The U.S. government has a particular disdain for activists with computer chops, folks often times referred to as “hacktivists.” This was put on full display for the entire world earlier this year when an overzealous and vindictive federal prosecutor’s witch hunt against prodigy Aaron Swartz drove him to suicide. 65 more words
Outside the federal detention center in Seagoville, Texas, Dell Cameron and I sat in a car for two and a half hours while lawyers Jay Leiderman and Tor Ekeland went inside to visit Barrett. 78 more words