(9/11 related) The Saga Of Barrett Brown: Inside Anonymous and the War On SecrecySubmitted by kevink on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 16:43
If you're not reading WhoWhatWhy.com, I'd strongly recommend you do. It's the website started by investigative journalist, Russ Baker (author of Family Of Secrets). And if you haven't read Family Of Secrets, I can't recommend that book highly enough. The family in question is the Bush family. A true eye-opener.
Alleged “hacktivist” Barrett Brown, the 31-year old mislabeled “spokesman” for the shadowy hacker collective known as Anonymous, faces federal charges that could put him away for over a hundred years. Did he engage in a spree of murders? Run a child-sex ring? Not quite. His crime: making leaked e-mails accessible to the public—documents that shine a light on the shadowy world of intelligence contracting in the post-9/11 era.
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