[Buddha-l] Internet activist Aaron Swartz commits suicide Re: Library.nu

Joy Vriens joy.vriens at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 02:19:58 MST 2013

Police hadarrested 
in July 2011. He wasaccused of stealing 
<http://www.scribd.com/doc/60362456/Aaron-Swartz-indictment>4 million 
documents from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Jstor, an 
archive of scientific journals and academic papers. The authorities 
claimed that he broke into a restricted-access computer wiring closet at 
MIT and accessed that network without authorization.

Jstor said that the downloaded content included "more than 4 million 
articles, book reviews, and other content from our publisher partners' 
academic journals and other publications."

If convicted, Swartz faced a maximum of $4 million in fines and more 
than 50 years in prison after the governmentincreased the number of 
felony counts 
Swartz to 13 from 4.



Joy Vriens

Le 20/03/2012 13:35, Daya-mati Richard Hayes a écrit :
> If what you are getting online is for free, you are not the customer, you are the product. -Jonathan Zittrain, professor of Internet law (b. 1969)
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