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Why We Should Remember Aaron Swartz


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Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz and Simon Carstensen, right, in Cambridge, Mass.

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The Internet is not so old. Its graybeards live still. Vint Cerf, author of the Internet Protocol, has been installed as Google's "chief Internet evangelist," a ceremonial title he chose himself. Tim Berners-Lee, who gave us HTML, has been knighted. He now sits at the head of his own foundation at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a guardian of the language he wrote.

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