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us: Swartz, Aaron, 1986-2013


  • [At 14, Mr. Swartz helped create RSS, the nearly ubiquitous tool that allows users to subscribe to online information. He later became an Internet folk hero, pushing to make many Web files free and open to the public. Swartz crusaded for open access to data. His projects include a range of influential efforts like the Internet Archive, Creative Commons, Wikipedia and the Recap collection of legal documents.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Swartz, Aaron H., 1986-2013
    • us: Schwartz, Aaron, 1986-2013
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1986-11-08
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2013-01-11
    • Birth Place

        Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Electronic Frontier Foundation
        • Organization: (naf) Internet Archive (Firm)
        • Organization: (naf) Creative Commons (Organization)
    • Organization

        (naf) Electronic Frontier Foundation
    • Organization

        (naf) Internet Archive (Firm)
    • Organization

        (naf) Creative Commons (Organization)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Students for Free Culture
    • Organization

        Students for Free Culture
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: OCLC database, 4 Feb. 2013 (access point: Swartz, Aaron)
    • found: New York times, 13 Jan. 2013 (Aaron Swartz; died Friday (Jan. 11, 2013], New York, N.Y.; a wizardly programmer who as a teenager helped develop code that delivered ever-changing Web content to users and who later became a steadfast crusader to make that information freely available.)
    • found: Wikipedia, 13 Jan. 2013 (Aaron Swartz; Aaron H. Swartz, born November 8, 1986, Chicago, Illinois; died Jan. 11, 2013, Brooklyn, New York, N.Y., aged 26; an American computer programmer, writer, political organizer, and Internet activist) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Swartz}
  • General Notes

    • [At 14, Mr. Swartz helped create RSS, the nearly ubiquitous tool that allows users to subscribe to online information. He later became an Internet folk hero, pushing to make many Web files free and open to the public. Swartz crusaded for open access to data. His projects include a range of influential efforts like the Internet Archive, Creative Commons, Wikipedia and the Recap collection of legal documents.]
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    • 2013-02-04: new
    • 2016-02-18: revised
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