DALLAS (AP) – A Dallas man linked to the computer hacking group Anonymous is due back in court, likely with new attorneys.
Barrett Brown is scheduled for a pretrial hearing Wednesday in federal court in Dallas.READ MORE: 'The Future Feels Like A Scary Place:' Dallas ISD Program Helps Parents & Students Navigate An Uncertain World
He landed in prison after posting Twitter messages and YouTube videos ripping opponents and the FBI, which he said was investigating him.
He’s charged with making Internet threats, retaliating against law enforcement, identity theft and concealing evidence, among other counts.
Wednesday’s hearing is expected to address whether Brown can afford an attorney on his own. He’s currently represented by a public defender.READ MORE: North Texas Mom Raising Millions To Find Cure For Son's Rare Neurological Disorder
Retired Judge Advocate General’s Corps officer Charles Swift and University of Texas law professor Ahmed Ghappour are expected to take the case.
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