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Antidisestablishmentarianism or Murder ?

Aaron Swartz, Internet Pioneer, Found Dead Amid Prosecutor 'Bullying' in Unconventional Case

Open democracy advocate and internet pioneer Aaron Swartz was found dead Friday in an apparent suicide, flooding the digital spectrum with an outpouring of grief. He was 26 years old.

Swartz spent the last two years fighting federal hacking charges. In July 2011, prosecutor Scott Garland working under U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, a politician with her eye on the governor's mansion, charged Swartz with four counts of felony misconduct -- charges that were deemed outrageous by internet experts who understood the case, and wholly unnecessary by the parties Swartz was accused of wronging.

Swartz repeatedly sought to reduce the charges to a level below felony status, but prosecutors pressed on, adding additional charges so that by September 2012 Swartz faced 13 felony counts and up to half a century in prison.
Read on http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/12/aaron-swartz_n_2463...



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Joη's picture

what, are you trying to break the sidebar width?

lol

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

lmao

A double negative without spaces or need for a sentence...

double not

antidis..... against the disestablishment ie the evil forces of government vs you!

If every great fortune has a great crime behind it, then the greatest fortunes have the greatest criminals behind them. End the fed!

To me the establishment is the evil part...

Still an interesting putting together of prefixes, nonetheless.

1979

taught to me by my long haired hippy senior English Master straight out of an Oxford Dictionary in high school. Longest word in that book at the time. never forgot it :)

If every great fortune has a great crime behind it, then the greatest fortunes have the greatest criminals behind them. End the fed!