Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years For Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms

300_barret_brownJournalist Barrett Brown spent his 300th day behind bars this week on a range of charges filed after he used information obtained by the hacker group Anonymous to report on the operations of private intelligence firms. Brown faces 17 charges ranging from threatening an FBI agent to credit card fraud for posting a link online to a document that contained stolen credit card data. But according to his supporters, Brown is being unfairly targeted for daring to investigate the highly secretive world of private intelligence and military contractors.

Using information Anonymous took from the firm HBGary Federal, Brown helped discover a secret plan to tarnish the reputations of WikiLeaks and journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian.  Read the Entire Transcript>>

Source: DemocracyNow.com | by:  Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez