Aaron Swartz, going up against powers: Prodigy who did a righteous thing [Rick Falkvinge @ RT]
- uploaded: Jan 15, 2013
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The family of American web wizard and information activist Aaron Swartz says he may have been driven to suicide by the ferocious prosecution process against him. Aged 26, the internet crusader faced decades in jail for downloading millions of academic papers, which he believed should be available to everyone. Rick Falkvinge, an IT entrepreneur and founder of the Swedish Pirate Party says the majority of all information should be free to whoever wants it.
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