“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.
Just hours before his death, Michael Hastings sent off an ominous email saying that the FBI was investigating him “re: NSA.” Why were the Feds probing this noted investigative reporter? And what might his death have to do with Edward Snowden, now in exile, and Barrett Brown, facing a century in jail?
Some sinister—and some intriguing—new developments in the prosecution (persecution?) of Barrett Brown.