Aaron Swartz: The prosecutor as bully

Lawrence Lessig:

Boston Wiki Meetup

“From the beginning, the government worked as hard as it could to characterize what Aaron did in the most extreme and absurd way. The “property” Aaron had “stolen,” we were told, was worth “millions of dollars” — with the hint, and then the suggestion, that his aim must have been to profit from his crime… It was clear what this was not, yet our government continued to push as if it had caught the 9/11 terrorists red-handed.”

Aaron Swartz: The prosecutor as bully

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