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The Persecution Of A Fall Guy For Anonymous: The Feds Vs. Barrett Brown

Heather Wetzler

Barrett Lancaster Brown, best known as the so-called former mouthpiece for the hacker collective Anonymous, is sitting in a jail cell on 17 charges, including allegations that he threatened an FBI agent and committed identity theft. He denies these allegations but What he does admit is that he used his hacker connections to look under rocks and uncover what he considered evidence that the U.S. government was using private security companies to clip the wings of Internet activists and sympathet

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