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Re: <nettime> RIP: Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 -- January 11, 2013
michael gurstein on Sun, 13 Jan 2013 22:43:59 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> RIP: Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 -- January 11, 2013)


Amidst the widespread public grief concerning the tragic and untimely
demise of open information activist Aaron Swartz perhaps a moment
might be given to reflect on

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-12/mangalore/36295357_1_
rti-activist-land-dispute-police-station
http://tinyurl.com/ag3gpkp

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attacks_on_RTI_activists_in_India
http://tinyurl.com/b8vhdr8

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Subject: Re: <nettime> RIP: Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 -- January 11,
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[The prosecution of Swartz by the DOJ and the unwillingness of MIT (which
prides itself on its hacker tradition) to support him, shines a light of
another of the many layers of cooperation between the security apparatuses
and academia. See the statement of the family at the end of this article.]

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