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Officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology did not target the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz, but they failed to show leadership in a case that has raised questions about open access to online information and computer abuse laws, according to the findings of an internal investigation released Tuesday.
“Even today, with the benefit of hindsight, we have not found a silver bullet with which MIT could have simply prevented
U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly had ordered the Secret Service to release its files on Swartz to Kevin Poulsen
MIT has also promised to investigate its own role in the case against Swartz. University employees captured network traffic
Swartz's attorneys requested documents from MIT last week and argued the names of university officials should be included
Issa told a crowd of hundreds Monday night that Swartz's life's work resonates with him on a personal level. WASHINGTON -- One
Aaron Swartz is someone who is renowned for acts of altruistic and brilliant creation. More in his short life than most of us will manage. He helped build the commons that enables you to read this. I say this not only in sad farewell but because it's relevant to the discussion that follows.
In the end, the single most significant check on a prosecutor's discretion is not the judicial courts, nor the court of public opinion. The only realistic check lies in the integrity and professionalism of prosecutors.
The entire debacle is tragic. A life has been lost, and we can only speculate as to why. We should use this time not only to offer our condolences to Swartz's family and friends, but to inquire in his name: How do we allow widespread access to knowledge and still retain rights to intellectual property?
His actions were rare and powerful acts of civil disobedience not commonly seen in our generation. Though his time on the planet was short, Swartz made a monumental impact. The fact that his last days were spent in such darkness is truly heartbreaking.
Pickett did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday. "In fact, in my 12 years of professional security work I have never
When Internet activist Aaron Swartz was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Friday after an apparent suicide, friends
The world of academic publishing is complicated and not always in the best interests of the academic or the public who has
Over the weekend, Swartz's family released a statement that said, "Decisions made by officials in the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney's
Heymann, the deputy chief of the criminal division in the Boston-based U.S. Attorney's office, also headed the computer crimes
Nothing can bring Aaron Swartz back. But if his death serves to shed light on these issues, if the American people finally demand answers about these perversions of justice, I like to think he'd be happy about that.