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Hundreds Gather in NY to Pay Tribute to Aaron Swartz

Hundreds Gather in NY to Pay Tribute to Aaron Swartz

Hundreds of people gathered at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in NY Saturday to pay tribute to Aaron Swartz. The 26-year-old was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment earlier this month. He killed himself just before facing a trial with 13 felony counts. He was accused of breaking into a wiring closet at [Full Story…]

Hacker and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Commits Suicide in NY

Hacker and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Commits Suicide in NY

Aaron Swartz, Reddit, Creative Commons and Demand Progress co-founder, died Friday. ZDNet reported that the 26-year-old activist committed suicide in NY. Swartz  was charged with 13 counts of felony hacking in September 2012 after he allegedly scraped 4 million MIT papers from the JSTOR online [Full Story…]