MIT played a significant role in death of Aaron Swartz (Opinion and Video)

Aaron Swartz, 26, committed suicide due to an indictment on felony computer fraud charges. He faced possible prison time. AP image.

Aaron Swartz, 26, committed suicide due to an indictment on felony computer fraud charges. He faced possible prison time. AP image.

The renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology played a significant role in the death of Aaron Swartz, 26, Internet activist, Reddit co-founder, and coder who was known as a “boy genius.” As Swartz is laid to rest today in Highland Park, Ill., a Chicago suburb, a profound sense of unnecessary loss is felt by those who knew him personally or through his work . . .

Click here to read about and see a video on the vicious computer fraud case against Swartz that MIT could have dropped.

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