Reddit Co-founder Accused of Stealing Documents From MIT and JSTOR

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Aaron Swartz.
Aaron Swartz. Photo: Joi Ito/Flickr

24-year-old Aaron Swartz, who also founded an activist group called Demand Progess, supposedly broke into a computer closet at MIT in order to facilitate the data theft, which involved 4 million documents. It's an unusual twentysomething indeed who, post-college obligations, wants to hack his way into JSTOR . [Bits/NYT]