Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years For Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms

http://www.legitgov.org/Jailed-Journalist-Barrett-Brown-Faces-105-Years-Reporting-Hacked-Private-Intelligence-Firms

ShareThisJailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years For Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms 11 Jul 2013 Journalist Barrett Brown spent his 300th day behind bars this week on a range of charges filed after he used information obtained by the hacker group Anonymous to report on the operations of private intelligence firms. Brown faces 17 charges ranging from threatening an FBI agent to credit card fraud for posting a link online to a document that contained stolen credit card data. But according to his supporters, Brown is being unfairly targeted for daring to investigate the highly secretive world of private intelligence and military contractors. …Brown similarly analyzed and wrote about the millions of internal company emails from Stratfor Global Intelligence that were leaked in 2011.

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