Internet savant Aaron Swartz was found dead in his New York City apartment Friday, reports the New York Times. Swartz, 26, co-developed RSS and Reddit as a teen and later became an Internet activist.
The news of Swartz's alleged suicide has been confirmed by his uncle, mother, and lawyer. “The tragic and heartbreaking information you received is, regrettably, true,” Swartz’ attorney, Elliot R. Peters of Kecker and Van Nest, confirmed to The Tech in an email.Swart'z mother wrote of her...Read Full Story
Aaron Swartz was an Internet savant who was best known for co-developing RSS and Reddit. He committed suicide at the age of 26 in early 2013. See more about Aaron Swartz here.