Reddit founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide at 26, family blames prosecutors for death

THE family of the Reddit co-founder who committed suicide days before he was to carry on trial 
on charges which he stole millions of scholarly articles is blaming prosecutors for his death.

Aaron Swartz committed suicide in his Brooklyn apartment on Friday evening, that family and regulators mentioned. The 26-year-old had fought which will make online content free to the public and additionally as a teenager helped create RSS, a family of web feed formats utilized to gather updates from blogs, information headlines, sound and additionally video for users.
In 2011, your man was charged with stealing countless of scientific journals from a computer archive at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologies (MIT) in a powerful attempt to make them openly accessible.
Your man had pleaded not sinful, and also his federal trial ended up being to begin the following month. If or when convicted, your man confronted decades in prison as well as a small fortune in fines.
In a assertion revealed on Saturday, Mr Swartz's family in Chicago expressed not merely grief around his death however also resentment towards national prosecutors following the case in Massachusetts against him

"Aaron's death is not simply a personal tragedy. It is the product of a criminal justice system rife with intimidation and prosecutorial overreach. Decisions made by officials in the Massachusetts US Attorney's office and at MIT contributed to his death," they said.

"She asked that they not pursue the case," Mr Peters said.

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