Shouldn't Information on the Internet Be Free?
Documentary film The Internet's Own Boy investigates the aggressive federal prosecution of programming prodigy Aaron Swartz after he used a MIT computer to hack an academic database. Facing 35 years in prison, Swartz committed suicide in 2013. The film's director, Brian Knappenberger, talks about Swartz's social activism and the events leading up to his death.
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