Monday, January 14, 2013
Aaron Swartz Murdered?
inevitable conspiracy theory has emerged, half-baked, in the speed of (internet) light after Web pioneer/activist/hero/alleged felon Aaron Swartz was found by girlfriend hanging from his belt in their apartment on Friday. Complete with alleged Julian Assange quote. Another claim here and here. Of course, some would, in any case, argue that driven-to-suicide is much the same thing as murder.
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