Published on Jan 13, 2013
The family of internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz has blamed the U.S. criminal justice system for his death – READ MORE http://on.rt.com/qgqc02
The 26-year-old co-founder of social news website Reddit hanged himself in his New York apartment on Friday. Swartz faced 13 felony charges connected with hacking the network of MIT University and downloading academic papers online. He could have spent decades in prison for charges he pleaded not guilty to. And a representative of the Pirate group from the Berlin parliament, Fabio Reinhardt, says that just isn’t fair.