Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 -- January 11, 2013) speaking at ThoughtWorks tells how a tiny number of online activists managed to defeat SOPA, the Internet censoring bill, pushed by the entertainment industry, which had spent hundreds of millions of dollars per year trying to get it passed. Aaron Swartz, 26, was found dead Jan 11, 2013 in his New York apartment, an apparent suicide. He had apparently hanged himself. Swartz's girlfriend discovered the body. Aaron Swartz became an Internet folk hero, p
Died too soon. So much promise, so much achieved. Thanks Aaron. RIP Aaron.