Internet pioneer and information activist takes his own life
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Digital Activist Aaron Swartz Dead At 26

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...
Digital Activist Aaron Swartz Dead At 26

Web pioneer and activist Aaron Swartz dead at 26

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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...
Web pioneer and activist Aaron Swartz dead at 26

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide

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

Tencent's WeChat comes under fire for international censorship practices

thenextweb.com
Though it hardly comes as a surprise, Tencent’s popular WeChat app is taking flak for its censorship policy after users discovered that it is blocking sensitive terms globally. Netizens have largely come to grips with the proactive censorship that has long taken place on rival Sina Weibo, but WeChat is...
Tencent's WeChat comes under fire for international censorship practices

Aaron Swartz commits suicide

tech.mit.edu
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
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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, RIMM, AAPL, HPQ)

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 Good morning. Here's the news: China passed a law that requires people to identify themselves online. "Leaked" video shows that video chat will be part of new Blackberry 10. Refreshed MacBook Pro and MacBook Airs come out in June 2013. Google picked its 12 favorite Android apps from this year....
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, RIMM, AAPL, HPQ)

Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer in the Running for Time's Person of the Year

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Time magazine announced the eight frontrunners for its annual Person of the Year honor today, and right up there with Barack Obama and young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai are a pair of Silicon Valley CEOs — Apple’s Tim Cook and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer. The runaway winner in the online reader...
Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer in the Running for Time's Person of the Year
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