Information May Want to Be Free But Those Who Liberate It Can be Indicted

Posted by Cyberbear on July 19, 2011 in Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Internet, Judicial Decisions, Litigation |

One of the most unusual criminal hacking prosecutions recently began when a Massachusetts federal grand jury returned an indictment against Aaron Swartz, a fellow at, of all places, Harvard University‚Äôs Center for Ethics. The four count criminal indictment, available here, charges Swartz with wire fraud, computer fraud, unlawfully obtaining information from a protected computer, and […]

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