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.
The university’s silence in the case angered many of Swartz's supporters. In March, MIT officials said they had faced "a
MIT professor Hal Abelson said he plans to give a report on his investigation into MIT and Swartz to the university's president
MIT has also promised to investigate its own role in the case against Swartz. University employees captured network traffic
Swartz, 26, who committed suicide in January in his Brooklyn home, was to be tried in April for allegedly stealing millions
A proposal to upgrade the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act from Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) has garnered attention from Internet
Issa has been one of a handful of congressional Republicans to take an active role defending Internet freedom issues. He
Dolan did not immediately respond to requests for comment made via IBM and LinkedIn. As of 2:30 p.m. EST, his Twitter page
On Monday, Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig told HuffPost Live that Ortiz's office should open an independent
The Prosecution of Aaron Swartz: Sharing Knowledge Is a Greater Crime Than Bringing Down the Economy
Aaron Swartz's untimely death has left us without a great mind and even more importantly a compassionate activist. While Aaron is irreplaceable, we must aspire to freely disseminate the moral imperative he advocated, in the very spirit that he himself would have done.