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Web Innovator, Activist Aaron Swartz Faced Legal Trouble

  • Posted: 1/16/2013
    • Length: 06:13
    • Plays: ???
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Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based database. Swartz committed suicide at the age of 26. Margaret Warner talks to Wired magazine's Kevin Poulsen about the Schwartz's advocacy to make data available to the public online.

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