“Hacktivist journo” Barrett Brown pleaded guilty to reduced charges that drastically lower his potential prison exposure. Here’s what happened in case you missed it.
“Hacktivist” journalist Barrett Brown pled guilty to three charges on April 29, after striking an agreement with federal prosecutors that cut the possible prison time he faced from 105 years to eight-and-a-half years. His sentencing is set for Aug. 18. Take a look here for more details on the case, which had been under a gag order.
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