January 14, 2013

HMM: Internet Activist’s Prosecutor Linked To Another Hacker’s Death. “Prosecutor Stephen Heymann has been blamed for contributing to Swartz’s suicide. Back in 2008, young hacker Jonathan James killed himself in the midst of a federal investigation led by the same prosecutor. . . . Swartz’s family has accused Heymann, U.S. Attorneys Scott Garland who was the lead prosecutor, and Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz of contributing to their son’s death.”

UPDATE: MIT Refused To Support Push To Keep Aaron Swartz Out Of Prison, Lawyer Says.