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Web Innovator, Activist Aaron Swartz Faced Legal Trouble

  • Aired: 01/14/2013
  • 06:13
  • Rating: E
Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based database. Swartz committed suicide at the age of 26. Margaret Warner talks to Wired magazine's Kevin Poulsen about the Schwartz's advocacy to make data available to the public online.
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