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You would think a year on I would stop crying about it. You would think a year and five months would be long enough to get over the death of someone whose name and face you didn't even recognize in the first headlines.
It was February 6th, 2011 that I had to give some bad news to my wife. Her pseudonym (one she calls “as subtle as John Zeus”) was on the list of supposed “lieutenants of Anonymous” that Aaron Barr of HB Gary Federal had compiled.
This question is asked at every event activists have been taking part in lately: events related to privacy, the NSA, over-prosecution, protecting the fourth amendment and so much more.
I have been asked many times about the short period between January 2007 and now. Many wonder "Why now?" The people asking these questions are really wondering what exactly led to this new social development.
Much has been said about Barrett Brown online and in the press. Some of it true, some of it lies, most of it sensationalist. Not much of it has been personal. I don't know where I am going with this, but here goes.