The Judge RANTS!
Hounded To Death By 'Justice'
Programmer and activist
b. 8 November 1986, d. 11 January 2013
Read Cory Doctorow's piece here, Lawrence Lessig's here, and see here for some background to the thuggish behaviour of Obama's Department of 'Justice'.
Swartz made it easier for people to communicate (through being one of the pioneers of the RSS standard and an early presence at Reddit), and easier for people to get information to which they are entitled. And that's one thing which the bastards-in-office in all of our terminally-misruled lands just can't stand.