Barrett Brown leaves prison still chained to a crime he didn’t commit

Dell Cameron reports:

Dallas-based journalist Barrett Brown walked free from prison on Tuesday morning after spending more than four years behind bars.

The 35-year-old cause célèbre, convicted in January 2015 after spending more than two years in pretrial confinement, faces a laundry list of post-release restrictions and obligations, including drug treatment, mental health evaluations, and computer monitoring.

Read more on Daily Dot, especially if you didn’t follow the case closely at the time, because the government’s prosecution appeared pretty outrageous to a lot of us.

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