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Aaron Hillel Swartz
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Mr. Swartz

Education

Stanford University

Occupation

Software developer, writer, Internet activist

Awards

American Library Association's James Madison Award (posthumously) EFF Pioneer Award 2013 (posthumously) Internet Hall of Fame 2013 (posthumously)

Website

rememberaaronsw.com

Title

Fellow, Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Born

November 8, 1986

Died

January 11, 2013 (aged 26)

Cause of death

Suicide by hanging

Aaron Hillel Swartz(November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an Jewish American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer, and Internet hacktivist.[1] It has been claimed the US administration hounded him and drove him to suicide.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wikipedia on Aaron Swartz
  2. Aaron Swartz stood up for freedom and fairness – and was hounded to his death

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