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[liberationtech] Tragic News: Aaron Swartz commits suicide
Meredith L. Patterson
clonearmy at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 11:10:33 PST 2013
On Jan 12, 2013 8:07 PM, "Gregory Maxwell" <greg at xiph.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Julian Oliver <julian at julianoliver.com>
> > This is JSTOR going 'freeware' rather than Free Software. In the
> > domain it's comparable to source code that is technically open for
> > disallows modification or redistribution.
> This is absolutely the case, but at the same time— claims, never heard
> by big names negotiating with jstor before, that they were planning it
> all along notwithstanding— it does show sensitivity to negative
The JSTOR announcement is dated January 9th. If they were showing
sensitivity to negative attention, it was only in response to matters
having reached the point they did *before* Aaron's suicide.
Your move, JSTOR.
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