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Aaron Swartz 1986 – 2013

January 13, 2013

Aaron Swartz 1986 -- 2013

“Aaron Swartz, Famous Hacker And Reddit Builder, Dies At 26,” Jen Chung, Gothamist

“Death of internet activist Aaron Swartz prompts flood of Twitter tributes,” Paul Harris, The Guardian

“Reddit co-founder, Internet activist, Aaron Swartz, dies at age 26,” Verena Dobnik, AP via Christian Science Monitor

“Aaron Swartz, Coder and Activist, Dead at 26,” Kevin Poulsen, Wired

“Aaron Swartz, Tech Prodigy and Internet Activist, Is Dead at 26,” Sam Gustin, TIME

“Aaron Swartz, freedom fighter”, Andrew Leonard, Salon

“Aaron Swartz dies at 26; Internet folk hero founded Reddit,” Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times

“A tribute to Aaron Swartz, the young hero of freedom for information, driven to his death on Friday by the US Department for Justice,” Neurobonkers

“The Truth about Aaron Swartz’s ‘Crime,’” Alex Stamos, Unhandled Exception

“Prosecutor as bully,” Lawrence Lessig, Lessig Blog v2

“Aaron Swartz Faced A More Severe Prison Term Than Killers, Slave Dealers And Bank Robbers,” Ian Millhiser, Think Progress

“How the Legal System Failed Aaron Swartz — And Us,” Tim Wu, The New Yorker

“Feds dismiss charges against Swartz, citing suicide,”  Alex Halpern,  AP via Salon

“Academe Is Complicit,” Timothy Burke, Inside Higher Ed

“MIT president asks for ‘a thorough analysis’ of Aaron Swartz case,” Seth Mnookin, The Panic Virus

“Reacting to Aaron Swartz’s Suicide,”  Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed 

“Postscript: Aaron Swartz (1986-2013),” Caleb Crain, The New Yorker

“Adieu, Aaron,” Scott McLemee, Inside Higher Ed

“The Death of Aaron Swartz,” Peter Singer and Agata Sagan, New York Review of Books blog

“Aaron Swartz May Have Violated JSTOR’s Terms of Service. Should That Be a Crime?” Justin Peters, Slate

Aaron Swartz website bio

Aaron Swartz @ Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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