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Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for May 20

Claw your way through this, the meatiest link roundup on the intertubes, as we fetch ourselves another saucer of milk. We need to build up our strength for the rest of the week… 197 more words


Barrett Brown Loses Email Access For A Year After Using Email To Complain About Prison

From TechDirt, by Mike Masnick, Apr 2015

Last week, whistleblower Chelsea Manning was able to start tweeting from prison, while at nearly the same time reporter Barrett Brown  346 more words


Barrett Brown's Statement バレット・ブラウンの声明

After receiving his sentence Barrett Brown released the following ironic statement:


Good news! — The U.S. government decided today that because I did such a good job investigating the cyber-industrial complex, they’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.

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David Carr, 1956-2015

Update: autopsy shows lung cancer as cause of death

Ed Pilkington, ” David Carr obituary: must-read newsman with a burning belief in the importance of truth,” … 28 more words

Video: Bathtime for Barrett

Occasionally we at The Cryptosphere feel that the cyberwar/hacktivism world could use a little levity, and therefore we are pleased to present this otherwise news-value-free video by  94 more words


Defamed, detained, dead journalists. Everywhere.

Arrested Turkish TV chief writes an open letter from his jail cell | Media | The Guardian

Any journalist who uncovers the dirty laundry of senior government officials is immediately labeled a traitor and subjected to character assassination, harassment, persecution and even prosecution under trumped-up charges with no evidence at all. 220 more words