The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz Release Date: June 27, 2014

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Aaron Swartz’s help in development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Aaron Swartz’s groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two year legal battle with the Federal government. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron’s story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This big screen documentary is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.

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Starring: Ilaria GenatiempoDavid SirotaDavid SegalBen WiklerLawrence LessigTrevor TimmPeter EckersleyAaron SwartzCory DoctorowMatt StollerTim Berners-LeeTaren Stinebrickner-Kauffman
Genres: BiographyCrimeDocumentaryNews
Directed By: Brian Knappenberger
Runtime: 105 minutes

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