Internet Prodigy Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide

Fought to make online information public

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 12, 2013 11:00 AM CST

(Newser) – A huge name in the Internet world has killed himself, reports MIT newspaper the Tech. Aaron Swartz, 26, helped build Reddit, Creative Commons, and Demand Progress, co-authored the widely used RSS format at age 14, and "worked tirelessly to develop and popularize standards for...   Read full story »

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