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

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A gripping film that looks at the clash between technology and civil liberties. Known for his computer programming prowess and social activism, this documentary looks at the fascinating life of Aaron Swartz. Swartz was one of the co-founders of Reddit, but his work as an activist made him more readily known. Activism that revolved around the Internet and information regulation eventually led him into a battle with the federal government. That legal fight and the toll it took on him led the young genius to take his life at age 26.

Not Rated
| 2014 | 1 hr 44 min | 8.0/10 | 72/100
Cast
Tim Berners-Lee, Cindy Cohn, Gabriella Coleman, Cory Doctorow
Director
Brian Knappenberger
Produced By
Brian Knappenberger, Zach Braff, Mason Fink, Charles Annenberg Weingarten
Language
English
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