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MIT review cites missed chances before death of Net activist

BOSTON (Reuters) - Reviewers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said on Tuesday the school could have taken steps that would have reduced pressure on Internet activist Aaron Swartz such as taking a public stand against his controversial prosecution.Full story

Documents in case against Internet activist Swartz to be released

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday ordered the release of previously sealed documents in the criminal hacking case against deceased Internet activist Aaron Swartz. Full story

House Bill Would Beef Up Controversial Hacking Law

The House Judiciary Committee is circulating a draft bill that would drastically strengthen the controversial Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same law that many digital-law and security experts say should be weakened or overhauled in the wake of the suicide of online activist Aaron Swartz. Full story

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How to Fix America's Harmful Hacking Laws

Aaron Swartz, Internet activist, dies at 26

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  Aaron Swartz’ partner: ‘This should be a wakeup call to our country’

The White House announces a National Day of Civic Hacking as the Internet continues to mourn hacker and activist Aaron Swartz, who recently died of suicide at age 26. Swartz’s partner Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman of sumofus.org joins the Up with Chris panel.

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