Aaron Swartz’s father says his son was ‘killed by the government’

The casket of Aaron Swartz is wheeled to a hearse after his funeral in Highland Park, Ill., on Jan. 15. AP photo.


The casket of Aaron Swartz is wheeled to a hearse after his funeral in Highland Park, Ill., on Jan. 15. AP photo.

 

Aaron Swartz, 26, Internet freedom activist, Reddit co-founder, and computer programmer, committed suicide Friday, with his funeral was held Tuesday in Highland Park, Ill. His father, Robert Swartz, spoke at the funeral and told mourners his son was “killed by the government” and that it “hounded” him . . .

Read about the bold statement, Robert Swartz made, at his son’s (Aaron Swartz) funeral, by clicking here.

 

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