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The Story of Aaron Swartz

  • May 18, 2015
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The Story of Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz – The Internet’s Own Boy

Aaron Swartz was a beloved programmer, hacktivist and prodigy who committed suicide while under federal indictment for his alleged violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). He was well known for his involvement in the development of RSS. He also co-founded Reddit. The following video is a documentary provided by Anonymous Official.

In addition to his well known projects, Aaron Swartz was also involved in the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Demand Progress, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), PACER, Open Library and Tor2Web

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