Tag: Aaron Swartz


The Internet’s Own Boy: ‘Cyber-Robin Hood’ Aaron Swartz Honored in Crowdfunded Documentary

Written by on May 7, 2014 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 2 Comments
The Internet’s Own Boy: ‘Cyber-Robin Hood’ Aaron Swartz Honored in Crowdfunded Documentary

The Internet’s Own Boy, a public-funded documentary about Aaron Swartz, the late computer prodigy and digital-rights activist, is set for release. The co-founder of the popular social networking service Reddit fought for a free and open Internet. But a US government case against the programmer is thought to have driven him to suicide at the age of 26. RT’s Marina Portnaya talked to the director of the documentary, Brian Knappenberger, about Swartz’s legacy.

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FEB 11: ‘The Day We Fight Back’ Against the NSA in Memory of Aaron Swartz

Written by on February 11, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment

Today (Feb 11), the organization co-founded by internet freedom fighter Aaron Swartz is leading a mass protest against the NSA’s indiscriminate surveillance in a campaign called: “The Day We Fight Back.” Click HERE to send an email to (takes 1 minute) or call your legislators. www.thedaywefightback.org

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