Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: RegulationThe suicide of Internet activist Aaron Swartz diminishes us all, but will hasten the demise of what he fought against.
Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist and RSS 1.0 co-creator, committed suicide last week and now even Linus Torvalds has made some statements regarding this delicate subject. The death of Aaron Swartz came as a surprise for a lot of people. It seems that the reason for his gesture was the prospect of spendin... (read more)
In a heartfelt tumblr, the girlfriend of fallen Internet activist, Aaron Swartz, explained why she thinks he committed suicide. After revealing intimate details of his seemingly chipper, curious lifestyle, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman argues that “I believe Aaron’s death was caused by exhaustion, by fear, and by uncertainty.