Aaron H. Swartz

Aaron H. Swartz "committed suicide in New York City yesterday, Jan. 11. "In the technology world," as the New York Times put it once, "Mr. Swartz is kind of a big deal." Was. Swartz was, at 26, seems so cruel as to be heartbreaking. Best known as co-founder of the popular internet community website Reddit, Swartz was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly downloading millions of documents from JSTOR, and potentially faced up to 50 years in prison and $4 million dollars in fines. He had pleaded non-guilty.