Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Crime

+ - DOJ Formally Drops All Charges Against Aaron Swartz-> 3

Submitted by
redletterdave
redletterdave writes "Days after hactivist and programmer Aaron Swartz committed suicide in his Brooklyn apartment on Friday, the US Department of Justice formally dismissed all pending charges against the 26-year-old co-founder of Reddit and Demand Progress on Monday. Swartz, who was being investigated for illegally tapping and downloading millions of scholarly papers from the digital journal archive JSTOR while visiting the library at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), potentially faced decades behind bars and a $1 million fine."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

DOJ Formally Drops All Charges Against Aaron Swartz

Comments Filter:

Have you ever noticed that the people who are always trying to tell you `there's a time for work and a time for play' never find the time for play?

Working...