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About Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz was an American computer programmer and hacktivist.
He was responsible for the RSS format, the Markdown format, the Reddit site, the Creative Commons organization and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. He was also the founder of the group "Demand Progress" against the Stop Online Piracy Act.
He was arrested by MIT police in 2011 and he was charged with 2 counts of wire fraud and 11 violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison.
He was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2013.
His Personal Life
He was born in Chicago in 1986. He was of Jewish descent. He was found dead in 2013 by his partner, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman. He had hanged himself, but no suicide note was found.
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Being around some of the bright lights of the technology world and having them expect great things helps you sit down and do it seriously.Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz's Popularity
Aaron Swartz was a famous American computer programmer and hacktivist, who was born on November 8, 1986. As a person born on this date, Aaron Swartz is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (November 8) and the 16th most popular for the year (1986).
People born on November 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Aaron Swartz is the 54th most popular Scorpio.
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