Losing Aaron

Janelle Nanos in Boston Magazine:

Comprehensive and compelling article on the death of Aaron Swartz. Elegantly written. Includes details from the MIT-commissioned investigation by professor Hal Abelson that documents:

[The Abelson reports] notes that “MIT is respected for world-class work in information technology, for promoting open access to online information, and for dealing wisely with the risks of computer abuse. The world looks to MIT to be at the forefront of these areas. Looking back on the Aaron Swartz case, the world didn’t see leadership.”

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