‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz’ is likely to accomplish something no politician has been able to do: unite the Tea Party and liberal Democrats.
Brian Knappenberger’s film ‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz’ is a personal view into the young Internet activist who committed suicide at age 26.
Aaron Swartz, the young internet ‘hacktivist’ who committed suicide, was a compelling force in the online world. His story has been turned into a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.
Massachusetts Institute for Technology has released an internal report that claims it did nothing wrong in the case of Aaron Swartz, the co-founder of Reddit and internet activist who committed suicide this January, but criticized administrators for displaying a “disappointing” failure leadership on internet freedom in the case.
Like a modern-day Hillel the Elder, internet activist Aaron Swartz valued shared knowledge above petty financial gain. Unlike Hillel, Swartz paid a heavy price for his ideals.
The prosecutor who pursued criminal charges against Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet activist and computer prodigy who killed himself last week, has defended her actions after facing several days of harsh criticism.
The heartbroken father of internet activist Aaron Swartz blamed the US government for his son’s suicide in an emotional eulogy at his funeral.
Internet activists plan to protest at the Justice Department in memory of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide while awaiting trial on controversial federal hacking charges.
A funeral for Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old internet pioneer who promoted open access to information, was held this morning at Central Avenue Synagogue in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park.
The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reportedly announced Sunday that he has ordered a review of the university’s actions in a hacking case against internet activist Aaron Swartz, who killed himself over the weekend.