Tag Archives: Aaron Swartz

Bogus Headline o’ the Week (NYT MIT Edition)

From Wednesday’s New York Times: Wait – shouldn’t that headline be: M.I.T. Clears Itself In Report After Suicide Of Activist Not to get technical about it. (Tip o’ the pixel to The Missus.)

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Times Co. Town (Aaron Swartz Edition)

The tangled tale of Aaron Swartz, the computer genius/hacker who hanged himself earlier this month in the midst of an aggressive prosecution for computer and wire fraud by local U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, got a bit more tangled yesterday. From Monday’s … Continue reading

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Jury’s Out On Carmen Ortiz

Not-quite-matching her & her columns in the local papers on the topic of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and her (over?)zealous prosecution of Aaron Swartz. Start with Margery Eagan’s column in the Boston Herald: Outrage over zealous feds Statement too little, too late … Continue reading

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