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JAN 16, 2013 - Betabeat

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Former Federal Prosecutor Calls Tweets Attacking Swartz Family ‘Mind-Boggling Offensive’

It seems we've reached a Les Miserables moment in the government's war on cyber crime, one in which a government fearful of preserving order would seek to sentence a young man to decades in prison for the digital equivalent of stealing a loaf of bread. At least, that’s the feeling that we’re left with in the wake of news last week that the 26-year-old Internet activist Aaron Swartz had hung himself at home in Brooklyn. Mr. Swartz, as you likely know by now, was facing data theft charges that could have landed him up to 35 years in a federal penitentiary.  In the days since his tragic death, ... Read More

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