Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Internet Innovator and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Faced Legal Trouble | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 14, 2013 | PBS

Internet Innovator and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Faced Legal Trouble | PBS NewsHour | Jan. 14, 2013 | PBS


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SUMMARY

Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based database. Swartz committed suicide at the age of 26. Margaret Warner talks to Wired magazine's Kevin Poulsen about Swartz's advocacy to make data available to the public online.

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