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Aaron Swartz
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Aaron Swartz at a Creative Commons event on Dizember 13, 2008
BornAaron H. Swartz[1]
8 November 1986(1986-11-08)
Highland Park, Illinois,[2] U.S.
Dee'd11 Januar 2013(2013-01-11) (aged 26)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Cause o daith
Suicide bi hangin
Alma materStanford Varsity
ThriftSoftware developer, writer, Internet activist
TitleFellow, Harvard Varsity Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
AwairdsAmerican Library Association's James Madison Award (posthumously)
EFF Pioneer Award 2013 (posthumously)
Internet Hall of Fame 2013 (posthumously)

Aaron Hillel Swartz (November 8, 1986 – Januar 11, 2013) wis an American computer programmer, entrepreneur, writer, poleetical organizer, an Internet hacktivist. He wis involvit in the development o the web feed format RSS[3] an the Markdown publishin format,[4] the organisation Creative Commons,[5] the wabsteid framework web.py,[6] an the social news steid Reddit, in which he became a pairtner efter its merger wi his company, Infogami.[i]

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  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named yearwood
  2. Skaggs, Paula (16 Januar 2013). "Aaron Swartz Remembered as Internet Activist who Changed the World". Patch.
  3. "RSS creator Aaron Swartz dead at 26". Harvard Magazine. 14 Januar 2013. Swartz helped create RSS—a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works (blog entries, news headlines, ...) in a standardized format—at the age of 14.
  4. "Markdown". Aaron Swartz: The Weblog. 19 Mairch 2004.
  5. Lessig, Lawrence (12 Januar 2013). "Remembering Aaron Swartz". Creative Commons. Archived frae the original on 4 December 2015. Retrieved 17 Juin 2016. Aaron was one of the early architects of Creative Commons. As a teenager, he helped design the code layer to our licenses...
  6. Grehan, Rick (10 August 2011). "Pillars of Python: Web.py Web framework". InfoWorld. Web.py, the brainchild of Aaron Swartz, who developed it while working at Reddit.com, describes itself as a ‘minimalist’s framework.’ ... Test Center Scorecard: Capability 7; Ease of Development 9; Documentation 7; ...; Overall Score 7.6, Good.