Jailed, in part, because he shared a link to a stolen document that he did not steal, and despite the fact that this is not a crime.Read the rest
He’s already served more than two years in prison on charges related to sources within the Anonymous hacktivist entity.Read the rest
US to jailed hacktivist Barrett Brown: Don't discuss leaks, or we'll extend your possible 105-year sentence
A Federal court order [PDF, via Cryptome] prohibits Barrett Brown, a jailed internet activist and journalist who faces more than 100 years in prison, from talking to the media.
Critics say it's the latest example of a crackdown on investigative journalism.