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Barrett Brown sentencing effectively criminalises journalism: the gloves are off!

  Last week’s sentencing of US journalist Barrett Brown merely confirms that the US state will stop at nothing to neuter journalists, investigative or otherwise, who threaten the cosy and often criminal relationship between that state and private industry, particularly … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown: last minute revelations threaten prosecution case: a summary

Dramatic revelations by Daily Dot, published in the last 24 hours, help prove that the prosecution’s case against US journalist/satirist Barrett Brown is fatally flawed and may impact upon the sentencing hearing, scheduled for tomorrow. These revelations, together with arguments … Continue reading

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A forensic analysis as to why legal judgements against Barrett Brown & Jeremy Hammond should be overturned

On January 22nd US journalist Barrett Brown will know whether he will receive up to 8.5 years imprisonment for what are basically minor offences he allegedly committed in response to FBI provocation – all because of his investigations in the murky … Continue reading

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Which is more reprehensible: censorship of a movie, or censorship of US war crimes?

We live in surreal times. In the same week that saw the publication of the heavily-redacted US Senate report into CIA torture; the refusal by the British Government that it knew about US renditions flights using UK territory; and the … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown: why his sentencing hearing was sabotaged; his case should now be thrown out

On Tuesday the sentencing of Barrett Brown, a US journalist, was delayed for a second time and postponed until January 22 of next year. At the hearing the prosecution dramatically presented 500 pages of new evidence, seemingly unrelated to the … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown’s prosecution is revenge for exposing secret workings of US private intelligence

US journalist Barrett Brown is to be sentenced on December 16th for his part in researching and exposing the inner workings of some of the leading but very secretive private security and intelligence firms that few American know about and … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown: the journalist imprisoned for being in the wrong place at the wrong time

Barrett Brown On November 24th journalist and online investigative researcher Barrett Brown is to be sentenced to a possible eight years or more imprisonment for basically carrying out his job. Brown is based not in Egypt, or Iran, or North … Continue reading

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