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Barrett Brown—Dallas-based journalist, former D Magazine columnist and story subject, ex-con, avid vaper—was on NPR for a piece that feels very old-fashioned in its fear of both anarchy and computers. In “An Anarchist Explains How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos,” Brown talks to Laura Sydell ...
Barrett Brown is a criminal who has actually helped inspire art — the TV show Mr. Robot. Its protagonist is a hacktivist — a hacker who breaks into computer systems to promote a cause. Brown served time for being part of Anonymous, a group that hacked a private security firm to reveal secrets. He is now ...

Artists and criminals are often the first to push the boundaries of technology. Barrett Brown is a criminal who has actually helped inspire art — the TV show Mr. Robot. Its protagonist is a hacktivist — a hacker who breaks into computer systems to promote a cause. Brown was connected to Anonymous, ...
When alt-right ringleader Mike Cernovich sat for a 60 Minutes interview last year, he praised only one journalist: Greenwald. ..... Barrett Brown — a pro-transparency autodidact who served more than four years in federal prison for spreading hacked data and won a National Magazine Award for Intercept ...
A federal judge Tuesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the FBI used an unconstitutional subpoena to spy on anonymous supporters of jailed journalist Barrett Brown. U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James found the lawsuit plausibly alleged that the government abused its subpoena power to ...
Brown was arrested in 2012 when he shared a link related to Anonymous' hack of Stratfor. During Brown's incarceration, activist Kevin Gallagher solicited over $40,000 in donations on the WePay website. However, he soon found that the FBI had successfully subpoenaed WePay to obtain information ...

Small teams of journalists found some shocking behavior inside the ad-selling brains at Google and Facebook over the last couple days. Imagine how much more effectively these companies could be held accountable if hordes of people were brainstorming similar searches to check like the handful these ...
The Barrett Brown Review of Arts & Letters & Civil Strife is written monthly by Barrett Brown, winner of the 2016 National Magazine Award for columns ... Towards the end of 2010, however, the Tunisian revolution broke out, and I was invited by a key participant in the Anonymous movement to work out of a ...
Before Brown or anyone else at Project PM could carry forward the idea of pursuance entities, however, he was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation during a livestream and indicted on 12 federal charges related to a hack on private intelligence firm Stratfor performed by Anonymous hacktivists.
Jailed Reporter Barrett Brown on Press Freedom, FBI Crimes & Why He Wouldn't Do Anything Differently. StoryMay 12, 2017. Watch icon Watch Full Show · Watch icon ... investigative journalist who was recently released after four years in prison. Last year, he won the National Magazine Award for columns he wrote in ...
Award-winning journalist Barrett Brown was sentenced 63 months for “merely linking to hacked material.” He was then ordered to pay $890,000 in restitution and fines for crimes that had nothing to do with his journalistic endeavors and was originally charged with a combined sentence of over 100 years.
I never would've interviewed Barrett Brown if I'd known it would lead to him being re-arrested. Brown, of course, is something of a legend in the hacker world as a journalist who broke several of the first high-profile stories about Anonymous and later aligned himself closely with the shadowy, loose-knit ...
Award-winning journalist Barrett Brown was re-arrested and taken into custody Thursday, the day before he was scheduled to be interviewed for a PBS documentary. Brown quickly became a symbol of the attack on press freedom after he was arrested in 2012 for reporting he did on the hacked emails of ...
Barrett Brown was just released from prison last November after four years behind bars for, among other things, posting a series of videos in which he appears to threaten an FBI agent. How things escalated to that point in the first place is a complicated matter involving email hacks, drug addiction, and the ...
Journalist Barrett Brown spent four years in prison stemming from his involvement with Anonymous, LulzSec and other hacker collectives who went after powerful private security companies. Barrett talks about the FBI's campaign against him and offers a critique of WikiLeaks, Trump, and the state of the ...
Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon of Sputnik Radio's By Any Means Necessary spoke to Barrett Brown, a celebrated journalist and activist for freedom of ... Brown, who spent six months under intense FBI scrutiny over his associations with hacktivist groups like Anonymous and LulzSec, lent some of his ...
One of the most high-profile dissenters was journalist Barrett Brown, whose crowdsourced investigations of hacked corporate documents later posted on WikiLeaks led to a prison sentence. Brown had a visceral reaction to the news, first reported by The Atlantic, that WikiLeaks had been advising the Trump ...

Barrett Brown is currently out of prison and on probation after getting an over five year sentence for essentially linking online to hacked documents (and a supposed threat to an FBI agent that resulted during the investigation for the linking). Brown tweeted today that the Department of Justice (DOJ), who are ...
Its full title is Accidental Warrior: the Life and Time of Barrett Brown. ... Members of Anonymous mocked him by hacking the company, which, ...
Everybody's favorite Dallas-based ex-con journalist is at it again. Last night Viceland released its latest episode of the Cyberwar show, titled ...
A magistrate judge dismissed multiple claims brought by supporters of journalist Barrett Brown against a former assistant United States attorney ...
... to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the FBI used an unconstitutional subpoena to spy on anonymous supporters of jailed journalist Barrett Brown.
... to dismiss a lawsuit claiming the FBI used an unconstitutional subpoena to spy on anonymous supporters of jailed journalist Barrett Brown.
A federal judge in San Francisco has denied the FBI's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a local activist who raised money for Barrett ...
And when journalist Barrett Brown went to jail for simply speaking with the media, “a terrible affront to the First Amendment,” Brown's attorney, ...
Barrett Brown's radical vision for a “vast and formidable ecosystem of ... to a hack on private intelligence firm Stratfor performed by Anonymous ...
The United States Justice Department has subpoenaed news publication the Intercept, journalist Barrett Brown says, to acquire all ...
We turn now to the investigative reporter Barrett Brown, who recently completed a four-year prison sentence related to the hacking of the private ...
The Anonymous journalist was arrested for speaking with ... I never would've interviewed Barrett Brown if I'd known it would lead to him being ...
Award-winning journalist Barrett Brown was re-arrested and taken into custody Thursday, the day before he was scheduled to be interviewed ...
Barrett Brown was just released from prison last November after four years ... not always entirely to his liking, as the spokesman for Anonymous, ...
When Barrett Brown was arrested in his home by FBI agents in 2012—a moment captured by chance in a public videochat streamed to his fans ...
... appearances by internet entrepreneur and Internet Party Founder Kim Dotcom, award-winning journalist Barrett Brown, hacktivist Lauri Love, ...
Pursuance is a new tool for organising activists and journalists online which springs directly from the work of journalist Barrett Brown and ...
There's only an NDA that CIA employees, NSA employees and other people who have top secret clearance in the American government, do in ...
... and entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, journalist Barrett Brown, and British hacktivist Lauri Love, who currently faces extradition to the United States.
Do you think there's a more comprehensive effort, successful effort by the NSA to spy on New Zealanders who the U.S. has an interest in?
Barrett Brown's radical vision for a “vast and formidable ecosystem of ... to a hack on private intelligence firm Stratfor performed by Anonymous ...
... Obama administration collusion with the Clinton campaign and which formerly imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown called an “unprecedented ...
When Barrett Brown was arrested in his home by FBI agents in 2012—a moment captured by chance in a public videochat streamed to his fans ...
Barrett Brown Formally Announces His New Gig: The Pursuance System ... It would be necessary to convince journalists, producers, and ...
The Barrett Brown Review of Arts & Letters & Civil Strife is written .... This plot, discovered in the 70,000 emails Anonymous stole from the ...
Mayor Rawlings' campaign to hand over de facto control of Fair Park to Walt Humann scored another big success on Wednesday morning as the Dallas City Council voted in favor of Rawlings pick Robert Abtahi, a Humann associate, as president of the Parks ...
I worry that we'll find out years from now that the FBI has been using this information and its power to do things like track people involved in movements like Black Lives Matter or Occupy in ways we haven't seen.
In 2011, federal contractor HBGary's hacked emails revealed Palantir's involvement, which Barrett Brown went to prison to expose, in retaliatory campaigns against WikiLeaks, labor unions and ThinkProgress.
Then we present the tallied list to an anonymous panel of esteemed physicians. The panel and D Magazine staff review the tallied results and decided the finalists based on the number of votes in each category.
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - A man who started a crowd-funding campaign for jailed journalist Barrett Brown's legal defense claims in a federal class action that the FBI is unconstitutionally spying on donors. Brown was arrested in September 2012 after he ...
The biggest, and also the worst, news of the week revolved around Fair Park: from a lousy vote by the Dallas City Council to a sudden multi-million dollar windfall.
A federal complaint filed in California accuses the Department of Justice of trying to collect the names of anonymous donors to a legal defense fund for journalist Barrett Brown, who had been imprisoned for four years prior to his release in November.
We've written numerous stories about Barrett Brown, the reporter who was sentenced to 63 months in jail after being pressured into signing a plea deal.


 

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