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On being beholden to Aaron Swartz
The tragic death of Aaron Swartz has moved the tech community, and triggered conversations about why he died.
“…and dimness would darken the entire sky of our freedom…”
-Anders Chydenius, 18th century free information activist
On Saturday in New…
On the same day the New York Times ran a story about how a faceless squad of hackers on the other side of the world has gone unchecked in a…
I only met Aaron Swartz once, in the summer of 2005, when I visited Cambridge to write a feature for Inc.
Saturday morning I woke up, and the first thing I read was Cory Doctorow's obituary for Aaron Swartz.
It wasn’t until a few days ago that I had ever heard the name of Aaron Swartz.
I must confess that at first I did not understand what the pioneers of rethinking content’s value—Lawrence Lessig, Joi Ito, Cory Doctorow…
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