Aaron Schwartz, Reddit co-founder and online activist, dies

Posted by vainrveenr on Jan 12, 2013 9:27 PM EDT
Los Angeles Times; By Associated Press
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Aaron Swartz, who was arrested in 2011 and charged with stealing millions of scientific journals from a computer archive at MIT, is dead at 26.

A co-founder of Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead, authorities confirmed Saturday, prompting an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free speech and the Web.

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