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Activist Barrett Brown Pleads Guilty to Three Charges

30
Apr
2014

Journalist and activist Barrett Brown has pleaded guilty to two felonies and one misdemeanor. More precisely, he has pleaded guilty to making Internet threats, obstructing the execution of a search warrant, and being an accessory to unauthorized access of a protected computer.

He faces up to eight and a half years in prison, which is not that bad considering that, at one point, the maximum sentence was 100 years in jail.

The most controversial charges accused Brown of sharing a hyperlink poi…

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