Schizoid Druggie Anonymous Spokesman Barrett Brown Indicted
Barrett Brown is still in jail in Forth Worth, Texas, and he has three brand new indictments against him. The charges stem from his paranoid, drug-fueled tweets and YouTube threats against a Federal Agent.
From FoxNews here:
A Texas man linked to the worldwide hacking group Anonymous is facing federal charges for YouTube videos and Twitter postings in which he taunts the FBI and threatens to ruin one agent’s life.
Barrett Brown was taken into federal custody in Dallas last month, but authorities wouldn’t say why he was being detained until Thursday, when the U.S. attorney’s office announced a three-count indictment against him.
The 31-year-old Brown is charged with Internet threats, conspiracy to make publically available restricted personal information of a government employee and retaliation against a federal law enforcement officer.
The indictment lists several tweets in which Brown talks about having a “plan to kill every government you meet” and taunts the FBI. It also quotes from a YouTube video entitled in part, “Why I’m Going to Destroy FBI Agent Robert Smith.”
Brown uses several expletives in the video and complains that authorities are harassing his mother, who he says is innocent.
“So that’s why Robert Smith’s life is over,” Brown said in the video. “But when I say his life is over, I don’t say I’m going to go kill him. But I am going to ruin his life and look into his (expletive) kids.”
Brown has previously been linked to the Anonymous movement of cyber-rebels and was often quoted in media reports about the shadowy movement.
His bail has been denied, and I’m sure they denied it purely for the Lulz.
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