The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz'shelp in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit,his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in socialjustice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to informationaccess that ensnared him in a two year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with thetaking of his own life at the age of 26.Aaron's story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which hewas a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deafabout technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.
Genre: Documentary
Director: Not Available
Cast: Not Available
Release: June 27, 2014