Death of internet activist Aaron Swartz prompts flood of Twitter tributes

Death of internet activist Aaron Swartz prompts flood of Twitter tributes

www.guardian.co.uk
New Tim Berners-Lee and Cory Doctorow among thousands to pay tribute to 26-year-old campaigner for freedom of informationThe death of Aaron Swartz, the Reddit co-founder and internet freedom activist who is reported to have killed himself in New York on Friday, prompted a flood of tributes on Twitter.Given Swartz's status as...
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www.guardian.co.uk
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techcrunch.com
Digital activist and early employee at Reddit, Aaron Swartz, committed suicide in New York on January 11. He was 26. Swartz was an fiery proponent of Internet freedom and the founder of DemandProgress.org. He was a co-creator of the RSS 1.0 standard and was a co-founder at Reddit. He writes...
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venturebeat.com
Aaron Swartz, a cofounder of Reddit, coinventor of RSS, and high-profile activist for open data, has committed suicide, according to MIT newspaper The Tech. He was 26. The list of Swartz’s contributions to the Internet is long. At age 14, he helped write the RSS 1.0 specification. He was a...
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The web responds to the death of hacker-activist Aaron Swartz

gigaom.com
The open web and freedom of information in general lost one of their most passionate proponents yesterday, with the death of early Reddit staffer and Demand Progress founder Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide on Friday, according to a family member. He was facing federal charges for hacking into the JSTOR...
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The death of Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz has prompted an outpouring of tributes on Twitter and the web. Here is some of what people are saying this morning: "Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. I think a lot of what people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity."RIP Aaron...
'A Hugely Important Internet Voice' Has Gone Away

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Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old co-founder of Reddit, passed away yesterday according to The Tech. Swartz' uncle confirmed the news in a comment to The Tech, saying his nephew took his own life in his New York City apartment. "The tragic and heartbreaking information you received is, regrettably, true," Swartz' attorney,...
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26-year-old hacker and information activist faced charges for alleged role in making MIT academic journal articles public. [Read more]...
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