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RIP , 8 years already : « Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage […] is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations. » openbehavioralscience.org/mani

@danslerush I remember reading this when it happened, it was like the Internet as a whole went on a funeral. And to think it's been 8 years.

I don't usually like heroes or martyrs, but his legacy lives on. Never bend down to !

@kzimmermann Oh I understand your point of view, I was especially shocked ... that for only having wanted to share a little knowledge without gaining anything on it, that one can be attacked in its integrity, by the authorities for the consequences that we know ...

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This deserves a link;) @documentaries

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

🔗 vidcommons.org/videos/watch/99
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The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the interne...

#peertube #aaronschwartz

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