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Amanda French

Here's what the Morris Worm prosecutor thinks about Aaron Swartz - 0 views

    More on Robert Tappan Morris, plus a comparison to Aaron Swartz (whom a few of you know about). Swartz was charged in 2011 or 2012 (I forget which) under the same law Morris was, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and committed suicide in January.
Amanda French

First Look at Aaron Swartz Documentary 'The Internet's Own Boy' - 0 views

    A couple of people wanted to do research on Aaron Swartz, who was arrested under the Computer Fraud Act for unauthorized use of MIT's network to download "all of JSTOR," presumably for rerelease onto the open web. Here's an article about a forthcoming documentary on him.
Mahrokh Akhavan

Steal This Research Paper! (You Already Paid for It.) - 0 views

    The idea of open access to scholarly journals seems to be a big debate and this article talks about how publishers make millions of dollars off of research and peer reviews that are done for free. It also talks about Aaron Swartz who led the movement for allowing access to journals by basically "stealing" them and sharing them.
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