Aaron Swartz was a genius, a freedom fighter, a prodigious programmer and thinker who stood up for basic human rights in our Internet age. Already at a very young age, he understood how essential the freedom of information was
Thanks to Aaron, being on the barricades for government transparency and information freedom, a breakthrough method to detect pancreatic cancers was found. But he accomplished much more, he took the lead in stopping SOPA.
Aaron Swartz could have done so much more for humanity but he was killed by the system.
The Internet’s Own Boy is a very impressive documentary and a true must-see.