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UPDATE: Diary edited to delete reference to the Black Agenda Report as I have been apprised of some unfortunate associations there which I cannot support. The message of the diary remains the same. ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 949 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:29 AM PDT with 583 Recommends
What a blessing Elizabeth Warren's election to the Senate has been. She is wasting no time. At her first hearing in the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - which took place on Valentine'...
by ask
Comment Count 169 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 04:44 AM PST with 405 Recommends
Link to Anonymous Facebook page illustrating the MIT defacement Google Cached version of MIT's defaced website ~UPDATE~ Demand Progress , which Aaron founded , has a moving tribute to ...
by Lisa Lockwood
Comment Count 487 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 08:57 AM PST with 341 Recommends
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57566003/hackers-take-over-govt-website-to-avenge-swartz/ The U.S. Sentencing Commission's website was hacked late last night by Anonymous. They left a statement:
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 577 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 09:24 AM PST with 314 Recommends
My inital reaction to the loss of Aaron Swartz can be summed up in this quote from the Electronic Frontier Foundation : While his methods were provocative, the goal that ...
by UnaSpenser
Comment Count 262 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 01:16 PM PST with 293 Recommends
This is not the most substantial diary in the world, for which I tender apologies, but what I just saw makes me so angry I could scream. I think this community should discuss the implications of ...
by SouthernLiberalinMD
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 01:07 PM PDT with 282 Recommends
Yesterday, it became public that Stephen Heyman oversaw TWO excessive prosecutions of hacker-defendants who committed suicide, Aaron Swartz and Jonathan James . There are multiple petitions ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 128 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 06:24 AM PST with 275 Recommends
26 Year old internet genius Aaron Swartz, founder of Reddit, was bullied into suicide by the overzealous prosecution by the U.S. attorney according to family and friends. He faced 35 years in prison ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 181 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 08:03 PM PST with 228 Recommends
Last month, I gave this tribute to Aaron Swartz, an internet activist, when I hosted a special Capitol Hill showing of the documentary Killswitch . Aaron was targeted for prosecution for his ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 12:48 PM PDT with 225 Recommends
Aaron Swartz, the 26yo internet activist who recently committed suicide because he was facing the prospect of 50 years in prison on federal charges, would have received a stern warning from the ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 274 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 10:27 AM PST with 220 Recommends
Aaron Swartz , Jake Appelbaum , Bradley Manning , Thomas Drake , Jeremy Hammond . . . wanted ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 06:29 AM PST with 190 Recommends
Aaron Swartz was an internet leader and free-speech advocate. He helped organize the worldwide movement to keep the internet free from censorship and corporate control. After Aaron downloaded a ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 12:45 PM PST with 132 Recommends
Senator Al Franken (D. MN) joins the fight to find out more about prosecution of Reddit founder, Aaron Swartz, that lead to his suicide: http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielnyegriffiths/2013/03/25/...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 05:30 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
Computer programmer, writer, archivist, political organizer, and Internet activist, but most of all son, brother and friend, [Aaron Swartz tragically took his own life last week http://www....
by TheMomCat
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 PM PST with 58 Recommends
Aaron Swartz committed suicide after being hounded by the DoJ for a victimless crime. There are plenty of memorial diaries, but I'd like to focus on a fact-based look at the DoJ and its priorities.
by marvinborg
Comment Count 123 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 06:40 PM PST with 44 Recommends
Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, the computer coder and Internet freedom activist, who committed suicide while facing prosecution on federal hacking charges. So, ...
by TheMomCat
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 09:36 AM PST with 41 Recommends
“Like most others, I was a seeker, a mover, a malcontent, and at times a stupid hell-raiser. I was never idle long enough to do much thinking, but I felt somehow that some of us were making real ...
by Lady Libertine
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 11:51 AM PST with 40 Recommends
TIME Magazine's cover story is a journalistic, moral and logical disaster. It pictures hacktivist Aaron Swartz, NSA whistleblowers Edward Snowden & WikiLeaks defendant Bradley Manning under the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 01:07 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
we lost him. Yet his fight, our fight, lives on. Aaron Swartz was an avid champion of internet freedom and open access with a brilliant mind. At the time of his death he was under indictment for ...
by Lady Libertine
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 09:03 AM PST with 33 Recommends
What do a Russian blogger, American hacktivists, and CISPA have in common? They all demonstrate government crackdown on dissent and information. Vladimir Putin's regime is criminally prosecuting ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 06:25 AM PDT with 32 Recommends