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JAN 17, 2013 - National Journal

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A Law For Aaron Swartz

A week ago, Aaron Swartz -- social activist, geek genius -- took his own life. Facing the choice between a federal prosecutor who insisted that he either accept the label "felon" and go to jail or fight a million-dollar lawsuit against 13 felony indictments, Aaron took the third option, and hanged himself. And with that we all lost an incredible soul, one who had literally spent half of his 26-year-old life doing nothing except working for (at least his conception of) the public good.Aaron's alleged "crime" was that he used MIT's network to access a database of academic journal articles ... Read More

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