Aaron Swartz, Internet Activist, Dies

Aaron Swarts, co-founder of Reddit, committed suicide on Friday.  Many are pointing to prosecution “bullying” as a cause.  The event is sad in an of itself, but it also brings to light some interesting questions on the use of prosecutorial discretion. (He was being charged with  “illegally downloaded millions of journal articles from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the intention of posting them to a file-sharing site,” from JSTOR.)  

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