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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 09:52 PM

7. Matt Stoller: Aaron Swartz's Politics

http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/13940-aaron-swartzs-politics

Aaron Swartz's Politics

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:22
By Matt Stoller, Naked Capitalism | Op-Ed


...In six days, on January 18th, itís the one year anniversary of the blackout of Wikipedia, and some have discussed celebrating it as Internet Freedom Day. Maybe we should call this Aaron Swartz Day, in honor of this heroic figure. While what happened that day was technically about the internet, it should be remembered, and Aaron should be remembered, in the context of social justice. That day was about a call for a different world, not just protecting our ability to access web sites. And we should remember these underlying values...


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