The documents show the Secret Service field office in Boston secured documents and electronic devices seized during a search of Swartz’s home and office.
The 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.
The 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.
Swartz, an Internet activist, was facing prosecution for hacking MIT’s system when he committed suicide earlier this year.
The 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.
Police 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.
The 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.
The petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
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.
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.