Aaron Swartz believed in making intellec

Aaron Swartz believed in making intellectual knowledge readily accessible for free. If you ever wanted quick access to journal articles but weren’t a part of an academic institution and didn’t live close to a library that carried what you needed, you likely understand the frustration of only being able to see the abstract online without forking out money to buy the full article. He had good intentions, if not ethical methods. Now he’s apparently taken his own life, in part because he faced prosecution.. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/13/technology/aaron-swartz-internet-activist-dies-at-26.html?_r=0


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