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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Documents Show Secret Service Kept Tab Of Aaron Swartz

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.

08/13/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

MIT: Internal Review Found No Wrongdoing In Handling Of Swartz Case

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.

07/30/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Case Against Internet Activist Swartz An Issue In Mass. Senate Race

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.

03/23/2013

MIT-Gunman

Aaron Swartz’s Father Condemns MIT Hoaxes

Swartz, an Internet activist, was facing prosecution for hacking MIT’s system when he committed suicide earlier this year.

03/20/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

MIT Plans To Release Documents Related To Aaron Swartz Case

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.

03/19/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Swartz Case Protest At Boston US Attorney’s Home

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.

03/12/2013

MIT-Gunman

MIT Says Gunman Hoax Was Retaliation For Suicide Of 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.

02/27/2013

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz

Petition To Remove US Attorney Carmen Ortiz From Office Gains Support

The petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.

02/13/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

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.

01/26/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

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.

01/17/2013

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