Lawmaker Pushes 'Aaron's Law' After Suicide

Seeks to limit scope of computer fraud act

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 16, 2013 6:35 PM CST

(Newser) – A Silicon Valley congresswoman wants to tone down the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to prevent what she sees as overzealous prosecution, reports the Guardian. Democrat Zoe Lofgren says "Aaron's Law" is in tribute to Aaron Swartz, the free-information Internet activist who killed ...   Read full story »

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