Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) was a computer programmer, writer and Internet Hacktivist. He helped to develop RSS, Creative Commons, web.py, Reddit, DeadDrop and Progressive Change Campaign Committee; founded Watchdog.net and Demand Progress; was a Wikipedia editor and a Harvard Univ. research fellow. He also acquired the Library of Congress' complete bibliographic dataset, posting it for free on OpenLibrary; and downloaded/released millions of federal court documents and JSTOR academic records.
Aaron Swartz Wanted To Save the World. Why Couldn’t He Save Himself?
Aaron Swartz’s Father: My Son Was ‘Killed by the Government’. Two days after the 26-year-old’s death, the government dropped the case against him—a case that many felt was trumped up from the start. Again...government/elite MURDERED person who protested iniquity! R.I.P.
Watch this short documentary on Edward Snowden to begin to understand the fundamental problems to which Schwartz is referring: http://highexistence.com/videos/view/nsa-whistleblower-edward-snowden-i-dont-want-to-live-in-a-society-that-does-these-sort-of-things/