Tag Archives: Jeremy Hammond

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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Another Hammond (Jason) jailed: here is his statement

Following closely on his brother Jeremy, jailed for 10 years for hacking the truth, and Barret Brown just a few days before, Jason Hammond becomes the latest US political prisoner, getting 3.5 years prison.. just for resisting the spread of … 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: 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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50 international ‘celebrities’ demand end of persecution of whistleblowers and leaks publishers

The Courage Foundation has just published a press release on how top actors and Nobel laureates – includes 50 signatories such as Russell Brand, Susan Sarandon, Roddy Doyle, Ken Loach, Viggo Mortensen – are stepping forward to support persecuted whistleblowers, … Continue reading

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