RIP Aaron Swartz 3 - Tue Jan 15 21:35:26 JST 2013

RT @CJSprigman The WSJ's latest piece suggests that the DOJ persecution was a direct cause of Aaron's death. http://owl.li/gMrox

 

TODAY: Remembering the life and work of cyber-activist, computer programmer and writer @aaronswhttp://www.democracynow.org  @lessig

 

Aaron is the second person I actually knew who was killed for his ideals. The 1st was Brad WIll. Somehow I keep thinking of Brad too now

 

2 days before local cops arrested Aaron Swartz in January 2011, the Secret Service took over the Swartz investigation.http://is.gd/ZBhxsW

 

I would ask Obama what he's going to do to rein in overzealous prosecutors. http://boingboing.net/2013/01/12/rip-aaron-swartz.html … RIP Aaron Swartz

 

Aaron Swartz faced a longer prison term than murderers, slave dealers and bank robbers http://thkpr.gs/VVXt8t

 

The government is so scared of people like Aaron Swartz because computer skills is one weapon they don't have a monopoly on.

 

"An Incredible Soul": Lawrence @Lessig Remembers Aaron Swartz After Leading Cyberactivist's Suicide http://owl.li/gNl18

 

How the government's prosecution of Aaron Swartz pushed him toward death http://fdl.me/Uk7c6M

 

And now the inevitable conspiracy theories: Aaron Swartz "murdered." http://bit.ly/RSBa3k

 

VIDEO: Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) in his own words, on the fight to save an open Internet http://www.democracynow.org/2013/1/14/freedom_to_connect_aaron_swartz_1986 …

 

Here's my profile of Aaron Swartz's politics.http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/01/aaron-swartzs-politics.html …

 

@atatuda22 Two Days Before #MIT and Cambridge Cops Arrested #AaronSwartz#SecretService Took Over the Investigation http://www.emptywheel.net/2013/01/13/two-days-before-cambridge-cops-arrested-aaron-swartz-secret-service-took-over-the-investigation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=two-days-before-cambridge-cops-arrested-aaron-swartz-secret-service-took-over-the-investigation …

 

Lessing talks to HuffPost Live about the prosecution of Aaron Swartz http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/lessig-on-aaron-swartz/50f4037278c90a0554000129 …

 

"10 Awful Crimes That Get You Less Prison Time Than What Aaron Swartz Faced for Freeing JSTOR Articles" http://bit.ly/WGPRDa  via@AlterNet

 

Somehow tragic death of Aaron Swartz takes me back to this early Beth Orton song. http://bit.ly/Sz3VDH

 

In Memory of Internet Activist Aaron Swartz: Parents Say US Justice System "rife with intimidation" http://fb.me/2m7vzfYKb

 

Moving and through-provoking essay on the politics of Aaron Swartz, by his friend @matthewstoller http://is.gd/rIujcK

 

Freedom to Connect: Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) on Victory to Save Open Internet, Fight Online Censors http://owl.li/gNUSJ

 

Anonymous Honors Aaron Swartz by Hacking MIT: Anonymous added its own to the growing number of online ... http://bit.ly/WXA1nH @Truthdig

 

10 Awful Crimes That Get You Less Prison Time Than What Aaron Swartz Faced for Freeing JSTOR Articles: http://www.alternet.org/10-awful-crimes-get-you-less-prison-time-what-aaron-swartz-faced-freeing-jstor-articles?akid=9922.1085969.tPIoqY&rd=1&src=newsletter776737&t=2 …

 

#AaronSwartz was on the vanguard. Will his death be a spark for revolutionary change? My latest on @truthouthttp://truth-out.org/opinion/item/13915-aaron-swartz-a-spark-in-life-and-death … #OWS

 

New Show: Aaron Swartz suicide, Lance will admit doping, gun nut's permit suspended after viral video, much more... http://ow.ly/gNH4X

 

Aaron Swartz's last Alyona Show appearance. He was smiling and laughing. This is how I will remember him. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nbUeL3owH4 …

 

So disgusting RT @janehamsher And then there were the people who helpfully spewed bile on #AaronSwartz as a "grifter"http://is.gd/2i3fPe

 

Excellent @democracynow segment on @aaronswhttp://www.democracynow.org/2013/1/14/an_incredible_soul_lawrence_lessig_remembers …

 

#AaronSwartz, a Spark in Life and Death http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/13915-aaron-swartz-a-spark-in-life-and-death … @thom_hartmann @samsacks

 

RT @lessig #EFF has some great thinking about fixing computer crime law: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/01/aaron-swartz-fix-draconian-computer-crime-law … … @aaronsw

 

Will be going over top stories w @jacobsoboroff and talking@aaronsw w/ @xor on @HuffPostLive at 6 PM ET -- Tune in!http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/swartz-legacy-felt%3A-anonymous-attack-mit-servers/50ede80f78c90a40460000a4 …

 

As Aaron Swartz's case got close to trial, the plea bargain deals got worse http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/14/aaron-swartz-stephen-heymann_n_2473278.html?utm_hp_ref=tw …

 

No one else had Aaron Swartz's combination of skills, vision, energy & generosity. Now no one does. http://wp.me/prcBi-65l

 

In just a few minutes I'll be on Huffington Post Live, talking about@aaronsw http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/swartz-legacy-felt%3A-anonymous-attack-mit-servers/50ede80f78c90a40460000a4 …

 

Obama admin forgives torturers. Aaron Swartz wanted to free information; that was unforgiveable. @jnaureckas writes:http://www.fair.org/blog/2013/01/14/aaron-swartz-1986-2013/ …

 

In wake of Aaron Swartz's death, let's fix draconian computer crime law: http://bit.ly/VaKgIl

 

Prosecutor pursued #AaronSwartz for publicity. "Was going to be tough guy & read his name in newspaper" http://huff.to/13w01fT

 

And now-- the inevitable conspiracy theories: Aaron Swartz "murdered." http://bit.ly/RSBa3k

 

#BreakingTheSet: Treasury Nominee Jack Lew Exposed, Deadly#Iran Sanctions, #Gitmo Guard Speaks Out, RIP #AaronSwartz:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10PLTiHm4BM …

 

One of the best things I've read on Aaron Swartz & why the govt went after him so hard, by @zephoria http://is.gd/rk9ETx

 

U.S. attorney under fire over suicide of Aaron Swartzhttp://huff.to/ZQ0cyV

 

Remembering Aaron Swartz - http://bit.ly/Y6r3Ly  #p2 #p21#JusticeForAaronSwartz

 

this just in: Ortiz dismisses charges against Aaron Swartz for being dead. http://bit.ly/W1XPsf

 

The petition to remove Aaron Swartz's persecutor is very close to 25k signatures http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/14/aaron-swartz-s-thought-crime-was-tragically-treated-like-real-crime.html …

 

@cenkuygur Remove United States District Attorney Carmen Ortiz from office for overreach in the case of Aaron Swartz.https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/remove-united-states-district-attorney-carmen-ortiz-office-overreach-case-aaron-swartz/RQNrG1Ck …

 

WH petition to remove Carmen Ortiz for prosecutorial abuse has > 25,000 signatures http://is.gd/x3TsfN  - should include Stephen Heymann

 

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