Co-founder of reddit, Aaron Swartz, hanged himself

Co-founder of Reddit, Aaron Swartz, hanged himself. He was many things, a hacker, a free information activist, a tech guru. The 26 year old was soon to be charged for what amounts to 'checking out millions of library books' from JSTOR. The federal case was on shaky legal footing, but could have netted him decades in prison.JSTOR, did not pursue him in civil court.via: The Washington Post...JSTOR did not press charges once it reclaimed the articles from Swartz, and some legal … [Read more...]