RIP Aaron Swartz

Web activist Aaron Swartz, charged with hacking MIT archive system, dies at age 26
Boston Herald, 01/12/2013

“Web entrepreneur and political activist Aaron Swartz, who made headlines in 2011 when he was charged with hacking into MIT’s network and mass downloading millions of documents from a subscription-based archive, took his life in Brooklyn Friday, according to a statement from his family and partner.

Swartz, 26, hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment Friday, according to the statement and the New York Medical ­Examiner’s Office…” [RESTOFSTORY]


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