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PBS NewsHour | Web Innovator, Activist Aaron Swartz Faced Legal Trouble | PBS

Duration: 06:13
Program: PBS NewsHour #10541
Broadcast Date: Jan. 14, 2013

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.

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Post Date: January 14, 2013