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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, political organizer, and Internet hacktivist. He was involved in the development of the web feed format RSS and the Markdown publishing format, the organization Creative Commons, the website framework web.py, and the social news site Reddit, in which he became a partner after its merger with his company, Infogami

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The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, ...

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Nearly 75,000 Demand Progress members have urged Congress to fix the Patriot Act.

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At the end of the day, we have an economy that works for the rich by cheating the poor, and unequal ...

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The library world is set up on this model where the library is a physical building and has a number ...

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Seriously, who really cares how long the Nile river is, or who was the first to discover cheese? How ...

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I first met Jimbo Wales, the face of Wikipedia, when he came to speak at Stanford.

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Normally, I just sit in my quiet little room and do the small things that bring me pleasures. I read ...

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There is no justice in following unjust laws.

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Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obs ...

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Without the ability to talk about government power, there's no way for citizens to make sure this po ...

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When I go to a library and I see the librarian at her desk reading, I'm afraid to interrupt her, eve ...

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Books are totally useless unless you take their advice. If you just keep reading them, thinking "tha ...

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But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientifi ...

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There is no justice in following unjust laws. It's time to come into the light and, in the grand tra ...

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Now, as far as I know, nobody has ever put up the U.S.'s nuclear missiles on the Internet. I mean, i ...

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