he US District Court in Massachusetts has dismissed the case against Aaron Swartz. Swartz committed suicide on January 11 after an investigation into his involvement in the theft of digital documents fromJSTOR, a journal archive.
US Attorney for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz noted:
Information on his memorial service is available here.
Marcia Hofmann at the Electronic Frontier Foundation wrote that this case is an example of draconian informations security laws gone horribly wrong:
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