Aaron Swartz - A Fighter Against the Privatization of Knowledge

Aaron Swartz - A Fighter Against the Privatization of Knowledge

"What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now?  And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?"-- Aaron Swartz (1986-2013)

"What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?"-- Aaron Swartz (1986-2013)

"This is your life, this is your country -- and if you want to keep it safe, you need to get involved." ~ Aaron Swartz (1986 - 2013)

"This is your life, this is your country -- and if you want to keep it safe, you need to get involved." ~ Aaron Swartz (1986 - 2013)

Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) was a computer programmer, writer and Internet Hacktivist. He helped to develop RSS, Creative Commons, web.py, Reddit, DeadDrop and Progressive Change Campaign Committee; founded Watchdog.net and Demand Progress; was a Wikipedia editor and a Harvard Univ. research fellow. He also acquired the Library of Congress' complete bibliographic dataset, posting it for free on OpenLibrary; and downloaded/released millions of federal court documents and JSTOR academic records.

Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) was a computer programmer, writer and Internet Hacktivist. He helped to develop RSS, Creative Commons, web.py, Reddit, DeadDrop and Progressive Change Campaign Committee; founded Watchdog.net and Demand Progress; was a Wikipedia editor and a Harvard Univ. research fellow. He also acquired the Library of Congress' complete bibliographic dataset, posting it for free on OpenLibrary; and downloaded/released millions of federal court documents and JSTOR academic records.

Watch Aaron Swartz Get Interviewed Months Before His Suicide

Watch Aaron Swartz Get Interviewed Months Before His Suicide

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