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[liberationtech] Aaron Swartz MIT Surveillance Video released

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Wed Dec 4 10:14:35 PST 2013


From: Seth Finkelstein <sethf at sethf.com> (via Dave Farber <dave at farber.net>)

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/12/swartz-video
By Kevin Poulsen 12.04.13 6:30 AM

"The door to the network closet pops open and a slender figure enters,
a bicycle helmet hanging from one arm. He sheds his backpack and pulls
out a cardboard box containing a small hard drive, then kneels out of
frame. After about five minutes, he stands, turns off the lights and
furtively exits the closet.

This scene, captured by a video camera hidden in a wiring closet at
MIT, was the beginning of a probe that led to federal charges against
the late coder and activist Aaron Swartz ..."

        Older, but worth reviewing in light of the above:

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/519866/the-lessons-of-aaron-swartz/

The Lessons of Aaron Swartz Hal Abelson October 4, 2013
"With technology comes power. Shouldn't MIT teach students how to use
it responsibly?"
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