[Noisebridge-discuss] Barrett Brown?

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Tue Aug 13 20:32:40 UTC 2013


On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 01:14:56PM -0700, Nick Shapiro wrote:
> I hadn't heard of Barrett Brown before today. Apparently he's journalist
> facing 105 year in prison for copying and pasting a link from one chat room
> to another.
> 
> http://freebarrettbrown.org/  proudly lists our own Jacob Appelbaum as a
> supporter.
> 
> Does anyone know more about this story? Or is as fucked up and one sided as
> as it seems?

Yes, the prosecution is pretty fucked up and bullshit.  Wikipedia has a
good collection of links and a summary of the issues.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrett_Brown

-andy


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