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The Alan Turings of our time should be celebrated, not prosecuted [OPINION]

On 5 February, the High Court ruled that alleged hacker Lauri Love should not be extradited to the US to face trial. But there’s a sting in the tail. The court also recommended that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) should … Continue reading

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Evidence that Michael Hastings, killed in mysterious car crash, ‘knew’ elements of CIA’s ‘Vault 7’ ops

There is growing evidence that, prior to his tragic death in June 2013, award-winning investigative journalist Michael Hastings had been looking into material that formed part of what WikiLeaks would eventually publish as the CIA ‘Vault 7’ documents. Other evidence indicates … Continue reading

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The companies that know your every move, and the journalist jailed for exposing them [VIDEO]

  To offer cyber protection, we need to understand cyber intrusion (i.e. hacking). And US journalist Barrett Brown was researching the companies that practise both. Until, that is, he was sent to jail. On 6 March 2012, Brown’s home was raided … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown identifies key legal errors in his prosecution

Yesterday we published an article by US imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown in which he identified several key legal errors in his prosecution. Other legal errors have been identified by ourselves, Lada Levison, Jan Ludwig, and Dell Cameron. Below we pull … Continue reading

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My Post Cyberpunk Indentured Servitude, by Barrett Brown

The following article by Barrett Brown is reprinted from the Daily Beast (31 January, 2015). Coming from the man himself, it’s the most cogent explanation of what his prosecution was all about and the absurdity of that prosecution and sentence … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown: ‘offending’ hyperlink republished; parole conditions threaten journalists

Yesterday we provided details of the astonishingly stringent parole conditions that US journalist Barratt Brown will face once he is released from prison – conditions that mean the tools of his trade will be removed and that he will be … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown sentence includes surveillance of his computer usage on his release

It has been revealed that the sentence of US journalist Barratt Brown not only includes over three-quarter of a million dollars restitution payment to Stratfor but also the ongoing monitoring of his computer work once he has served his prison … Continue reading

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