Aaron Swartz Would Have Been 34 Years Old

By Aaron Swartz Day. -

November 8, 2020 would have been Aaron’s 34th birthday, but instead we mourn our friend and wonder what could have been, had he not taken his own life seven years ago after being terrorized by a [...]

Act Out! Whites Are Dying, But It Isn’t Genocide

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy.com. This week on Act Out!, the cries of white genocide are growing. What's the psychology behind white death, white suffering and what can we do to prevent [...]

See The Story Of Aaron Swartz Now

By Takepart, www.takepart.com -

The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding [...]

Death Of A Hacktivist

By Patricia Aufderheide, www.inthesetimes.com -

Aaron Swartz was an Internet prodigy and a trouble-maker. The new documentary The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz is not only about Swartz, but about why we should care about the [...]

Art Exhibition Honoring Aaron Swartz Opens in NYC

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This art exhibition is a visual manifestation of Aaron’s journey with activism. Launched digitally to honor Aaron’s lifelong pursuit of justice, Unbound will be presented in New York City at [...]

Aaron Swartz Inspired People To Be Heroes

By Staff, www.rt.com -

Since Aaron Swartz’s death a lot of activists realize they’re facing huge battles, but everybody can be doing something to fight back in a way to address that, Parker Higgins from the Electronic [...]

Video: The Day We Fight Back Against The NSA

Activists in New York City commandeered the Verizon building to promote the February 11th day of action to stop the NSA. Members of the New York City Light Brigade, The Illuminator Art [...]

New Film “The Internet’s Own Boy” About Aaron Swartz

by Amy Goodman, www.truth-out.org -

One year ago this month, the young Internet freedom activist and groundbreaking programmer Aaron Swartz took his own life. Swartz died shortly before he was set to go to trial for downloading [...]

November 8-10, Global: Aaron Swartz Memorial Hackathon Events

By Staff, www.nyc.aaronswartzhackathon.org -

Inspired by the work he did and the people he touched, we are organizing recurring hackathons at locations all over the world in memory of Aaron Swartz. The next set will be synchronized on the [...]

MIT Moves to Block Release of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File

By Kevin Poulsen, www.wired.com -

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ordered the government to “promptly” begin releasing Swartz’ records. The government told my lawyer that it would release the first batch tomorrow. But [...]