PBS NewsHour

Web Innovator, Activist Aaron Swartz Faced Legal Trouble

Clip: 01/14/2013 | 6m 13s

Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based database. Swartz committed suicide at the age of 26. Margaret Warner talks to Wired magazine's Kevin Poulsen about the Schwartz's advocacy to make data available to the public online.

Aired: 01/14/13

Rating: NR

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