Aaron Swartz

`Computers can do whatever you can imagine`

The man credited with inventing the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has called for schoolchildren to be exposed to coding in a bid to encourage them to `join a group of people who can do incredible things`.

Jan 28, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

Web creator Berners says ‘computers can do whatever you can imagine’

Berners-Lee spoke of how Aaron Swartz, a co-founder of Reddit who committed suicide aged 26 earlier this month, had used his programming skills to change the world.

Jan 28, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

‘Anonymous’ hackers take over US sentencing commission website

The hacker-activist group Anonymous says it hijacked the website of the US Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide.

Jan 26, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Hundreds honour information activist Swartz in NYC

Portraying his suicide as the product of injustice, friends and supporters at a memorial for free-information advocate Aaron Swartz have called for changing computer-crime laws and the legal system itself.

Jan 20, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

Family blames MIT, prosecutors for Swartz’s suicide

The family of internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz has blamed the US’ criminal justice system and prosecutorial overreach for his suicide.

Jan 14, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

Aaron Swartz, Reddit co-founder, dies at 26

Computer prodigy and Internet activist, Aaron Swartz, has committed suicide at the age of 26, authorities said.

Jan 13, 2013, 10:14 AM IST