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7 Dec 2012, 5:27 pm by Robert McMillan
A Dallas grand jury has brought charges against Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown stemming from the 2011 hack of intelligence vendor Stratfor Global Intelligence. Brown isn’t charged with committing the hack; just with possessing and transmitting credit card numbers that were ... [read post]
24 Jan 2013, 4:15 pm by Cyrus Farivar
Barrett Brown, the former self-proclaimed Anonymous spokesperson, has been charged for the third time in four months on federal criminal charges. Brown was arrested and taken into custody in September after allegedly threatening an FBI agent. Then, in December 2012, he was indicted by a federal grand jury for trafficking “stolen authentication features,” as well as "access device fraud" and “aggravated identity theft.” On Wednesday, Brown was hit with one count of… [read post]
3 Apr 2014, 4:45 pm by David Kravets
Photo: YouTube The former self-proclaimed spokesman for the hacking group Anonymous has agreed to plead guilty in federal court and end a 16-month-long legal tussle that at one time carried wide-ranging implications involving the First Amendment right to post permalinks. Barrett Brown, 32, was indicted in Texas federal court in December 2012 on several counts, including accusations that he posted a link from one Internet relay chat channel, called #Anonops, to another channel under his control,… [read post]
8 Nov 2013, 3:30 pm by Cyrus Farivar
Editor B Back in January 2013, former self-proclaimed Anonymous spokesperson Barrett Brown was charged for the third time in four months on federal criminal charges. As we previously reported, Brown was initially arrested and taken into custody in September 2012 after allegedly threatening an FBI agent. In December 2012, he was indicted by a federal grand jury for trafficking “stolen authentication features,” as well as "access device fraud" and “aggravated… [read post]
27 Jul 2013, 12:26 pm by Cyrus Farivar
Trackoff.us Watching Terms and Conditions May Apply (TACMA) is sort of like watching Ars’ tech policy coverage—but in an 80-minute feature film. The documentary, released last week, will particularly interest your smart (but less tech-savvy) friends who shrug at things like the most recent NSA metadata surveillance scandal. American technology law and policy can often feel too niche, despite the fact that the issues in question apply in some way to nearly everyone on the Internet,… [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 10:46 am
"The project is still $54.9 billion short of what is needed, raising fears that the state will be unable to find the funds to finish later sections, and could be left with a futuristic rail line linking minor cities and farming communities." A new poll shows almost three fifths would oppose the bullet train and halt public borrowing if given another chance to vote. Almost seven in 10 said that, if the train ever does run between Los Angeles and San Francisco, they would "never or hardly ever" use… [read post]
4 Jun 2012, 9:02 am
Asks WaPo's Chris Cillizza: The majority of Democratic strategists we spoke to over the weekend, however, insisted that the combination of Obama’s personality (and that of his political team) as well as the unique dynamics in the Badger State lessened not only the likelihood of a presidential visit but also its potential efficacy. “If a recall race becomes purely partisan, there is a strong backlash from independents,” said Steve Murphy, a leading Democratic media consultant. “Obama was… [read post]