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Digital Activist, Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz Dead at 26
/ January 12, 2013 6:31 pm
Digital Activist, Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz Dead at 26

Digital activist and Reddit Co-Founder, Aaron Swartz, committed suicide on Friday. Swartz, a strong proponent of Internet freedom, was the founder of DemandProgress.org and a co-creator of the RSS 1.0 standard. . Read More

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Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Indicted for Document Theft
/ July 19, 2011 12:34 pm
Internet Activist Aaron Swartz Indicted for Document Theft

Well-known Internet entrepreneur and programmer Aaron Swartz was indicted today on charges accusing him of stealing millions of documents from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and academic document library JSTOR. Swartz most recently founded the civil liberties activist group Demand Progress, having previously been involved with launching Creative Commons and co-founding Reddit.com, Jottit, Open Library and watchdog.net. He also co-authored the RSS 1.0 specification and released as free software the web framework he developed for Reddit.

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