Hacker and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz dies
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Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide

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New 26-year-old hacker and information activist faced charges for alleged role in making MIT academic journal articles public. [Read more]...
Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide

Aaron Swartz commits suicide

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By Anne CaiNEWS EDITOR; UPDATED AT 2:15 A.M. 1/12/13 Computer activist Aaron H. Swartz committed suicide in New York City yesterday, Jan. 11, according to his uncle, Michael Wolf, in a comment to The Tech. Swartz was 26....
Aaron Swartz commits suicide

ICE Reluctantly Releases A Small Number Of Heavily Redacted Domain Seizure Docs, Holds The Rest Hostage

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Back in December of 2010, Aaron Swartz filed a Freedom of Information Act request regarding the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) efforts to seize, without any notification or adversarial hearings, domain names which ICE claimed were facilitating copyright and/or trademark infringement. After nearly two years of back and forth (including...
ICE Reluctantly Releases A Small Number Of Heavily Redacted Domain Seizure Docs, Holds The Rest Hostage
Feds go overboard in prosecuting information activist

Wife of Creative Commons Founder Seeking Donations for Aaron Swartz's Legal Defense

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Troll Face IRL (Photo: Creative Commons) Yesterday, we told you about the new charges being brought against early Reddit employee and activist coder Aaron Swartz. He’s now facing 13 federal counts after allegedly downloading large portions of JSTOR, an academic database filled with articles and data, in order to release it...
Wife of Creative Commons Founder Seeking Donations for Aaron Swartz's Legal Defense

US Government Ups Felony Count In JSTOR/Aaron Swartz Case From Four To Thirteen

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Not much has been said about the Aaron Swartz case over the past year as the wheels of "justice" slowly grind their way to an eventual court date. Swartz, the executive director of Demand Progress, was charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a catch-all designation for "computer...
US Government Ups Felony Count In JSTOR/Aaron Swartz Case From Four To Thirteen

Early Reddit Employee Charged with 13 Felonies for Downloading Academic Docs

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Mr. Swartz (Photo: Wikipedia) You may remember activist coder Aaron Swartz, an early Reddit employee (and self-proclaimed cofounder) who was charged with four felonies last year for daring to illegally download academic articles off of JSTOR through the MIT network. Now, the 25-year-old Mr. Swartz, who serves as the executive...
Early Reddit Employee Charged with 13 Felonies for Downloading Academic Docs

Valve’s new employee handbook is as inspiring as the games it makes

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Valve is one of the best game companies in the world. Titles like Half Life, Portal and Team Fortress have contributed to a legacy of games as art and dedication to delivering great products. It’s also one of the most unique companies in the world, boasting a talented staff that...
Valve’s new employee handbook is as inspiring as the games it makes

The Coolest Art-Tech Event in New York Is Tomorrow

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Ben Cerveny and Liz Magic Laser presenting a surrealist card game that "explored the tension between responsive architecture and people" at last year's Seven on Seven. Since most hackathons end up producing artistically interesting but unprofitable projects, Rhizome's Seven on Seven event is not so unique. Still, the art hackathon, which pairs...
The Coolest Art-Tech Event in New York Is Tomorrow
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