Aaron Swartz

Documents Show Secret Service Kept Tab Of Aaron SwartzThe documents show the Secret Service field office in Boston secured documents and electronic devices seized during a search of Swartz's home and office.
MIT: Internal Review Found No Wrongdoing In Handling Of Swartz CaseThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology says an internal review of its actions in the investigation of free-information activist Aaron Swartz had found no wrongdoing on the school's part.
Case Against Internet Activist Swartz An Issue In Mass. Senate RaceThe federal prosecution and suicide of Aaron Swartz has galvanized Internet activists and prompted attacks by hackers. Now it's dividing candidates in Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate campaign.
Aaron Swartz's Father Condemns MIT HoaxesSwartz, an Internet activist, was facing prosecution for hacking MIT's system when he committed suicide earlier this year.
MIT Plans To Release Documents Related To Aaron Swartz CaseThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that the school will voluntarily make public some documents related to the prosecution of late Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz.
Swartz Case Protest At Boston US Attorney's HomePolice say three masked people took "wanted" posters and a cake to Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz's suburban home last weekend to protest her prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
MIT Says Gunman Hoax Was Retaliation For Suicide Of Aaron SwartzThe caller identified MIT President Rafael Reif as the target, and said the alleged gunman was retaliating against people involved in the suicide of Aaron Swartz.
Petition To Remove US Attorney Carmen Ortiz From Office Gains SupportThe petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
Anonymous Hijacks Government Website To 'Avenge' Swartz's Death The hacker-activist group Anonymous says it hijacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide.
U.S. Attorney Defends Decision To Charge Aaron Swartz In MIT Hacking Scandal A federal prosecutor who has been sharply criticized following the suicide of an Internet freedom activist appeared to fight back tears as she defended her office's handling of a hacking case against him.
Swartz Father Blames 'Government' At Son's FuneralInternet freedom activist Aaron Swartz was "killed by the government," his father told mourners Tuesday during his son's funeral in suburban Chicago.
Hacker, Activist Indicted In Massive Data Theft From MIT Found DeadA former fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Ethics, and co-founder of Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead.
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