Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer, and Internet activist who helped organize the RSS. 10 from the RSS. He was arrested in January 6, 2011 and charged with illegally downloading files from JSTOR.
Swartz was born on November 8, 1986 in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at Stanford University. Swartz committed suicide by hanging himself in his apartment in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, aged 26.
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- Cai, Anne (January 12, 2013). "Aaron Swartz commits suicide". The Tech. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. http://tech.mit.edu/V132/N61/swartz.html. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
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