Reading Time: 12 minutes Barrett Brown and Barry Eisler examine whether the Deep State even exists today, or is there simply no leadership smart enough to keep it going.
Reading Time: 28 minutes Barrett Brown was almost put away for over 100 years. His crime: publicizing documents that reveal the shadowy world of intelligence contracting in the post-9/11 era.
Reading Time: 21 minutes Barrett Brown talks with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou and with Suzie Dawson, the head of New Zealand’s Internet Party. Brown also offers a brief commentary on what he thinks of the current “rule of law.”
Reading Time: 4 minutes A recent lawsuit against the FBI is shedding light on the complex game the Bureau is playing to silence investigators of the cyber-industrial complex.The lawsuit concerns the subpoenaing of anonymous donor information to the legal defense fund for formerly incarcerated journalist Barrett Brown. Brown had investigated data from private intelligence corporations that was leaked by Read More
Reading Time: 16 minutes After four years in federal prison, Barrett Brown is looking at new ways to combine journalism, activism, crowdsourcing, software and people willing to take risks. The hacking group Anonymous was just his training ground.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalist Barrett Brown, who exposed corporate and government machinations in the national security apparatus, has been sentenced to 63 months in prison. The damage his prosecution caused to free speech, however, may be incalculable.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Obama introduced plans for new cybersecurity laws in his State of the Union address that may make it much easier for the government to prosecute journalists like Barrett Brown.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The RadioWHO podcast debuts with host Guillermo Jimenez and WhoWhatWhy reporter Douglas Lucas. Tune in for an engaging discussion about how the U.S.-Mexico drug war morphed into a counterinsurgency campaign, phone hacking and the suspicious surveillance carried out against Lucas.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Recently leaked chat logs reveal that an FBI informant was guiding criminal cyber-attacks and that the FBI may have lied regarding what—and when—it knew about hacking operations.
Reading Time: < 1 minute “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.