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Aaron Swartz against SOPA/PIPA

Aaron Swartz against SOPA/PIPA

It's been 1 year January 11 since Aaron Swartz reportedly committed suicide. Many can't believe to this tragic moment and everyone is blaming the US government for his death. Like many passionate activist around the globe that is being persecuted by their own government because of their ideals that just couldn't fit in the corporate world. What was the cause of his misfortune? “It's sharing information!” 2 counts of wire fraud and 11 counts of Computer fraud and abuse act. What he wants to share was a academic research from MIT it's a private school but it's research funds is largely comes from the US government, so his idea that government funded research should be freely available to all because taxpayers deserves a return of investment.

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