#JeSuisProsecuted: U.S. government sentences journalist Barret Brown

JAILED: Journalist Barrett Brown will face 5 years jail time for charges relating to the hack of a private intelligence firm. By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org His name is Barrett Brown. He is a journalist with active author archives on websites such as the Guardian, Vanity Fair magazine, Huffington Post and more, going back to 2009. But since 2012 he has been in jail, awaiting his sentencing from charges filed in the hacking of the emails and financial information of the private security firm Stratfor Global Intelligence. JAILED: Brown was sentenced last Thursday to 63 months in federal prison for obstruction […]