“Aaron’s death is not simply a personal tragedy. It is the product of a criminal justice system rife with intimidation and prosecutorial overreach.”
Have no doubt, Aaron Swartz’ leadership in the anti-SOPA effort was what drove the overzealous pursuit of a grandstanding federal prosecutor. Never let the controllers take the Internet. Never.
In the Fall of last year I went to see Professor Lessig speak at the Occupy camp on K St. I had seen a couple of his speeches online and was impressed by his critique of the American system.