A special report by correspondent Douglas Lucas.
Journalist Barrett Brown has been released from FCI Seagoville today.
The 35-year-old, known for his advocacy of Anonymous and an incarceration of more than four years in part for… 702 more words
Updated, May 2, 2017: Barrett Brown was released from FCI Seagoville yesterday. In an article in D Magazine, a publication in Dallas for which he writes an occasional column, Brown reports that he was asked to sign documents on his way out: “One of the forms he was asked to sign gives the Bureau of Prisons permission to talk to the media about him,” which makes no sense, “given that he was ostensibly re-arrested for not getting permission to talk to the media.” 739 more words
Often straddling a line between journalist and participant, Brown’s rise to prominence tracks that of the hacker collective Anonymous, perhaps best remembered for its campaigns against Scientology. 178 more words