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The Jehoshua Novels


Justice for Aaron Swartz. Protest Carmen Ortiz and MIT

I’m so sorry that what’s-his-name is dead but my political ambitions are very important to me.

Aaron Swartz is dead. Federal Attorney Carmen Ortiz engaged in stomach-turning prosecutorial overreach. MIT could have pulled back but deliberately choose not to. Both share responsibility for his suicide.

Most conspicuously, there is the Obama administration, and its [...]

Open Information Activist Commits Suicide

From MIT’s newspaper, The Tech:

Computer activist Aaron H. Swartz committed suicide in New York City yesterday, Jan. 11, according to his uncle, Michael Wolf, in a comment to The Tech. Swartz was 26. […] Swartz was indicted in July 2011 by a federal grand jury for allegedly downloading millions of documents from JSTOR [...]