8.3 10
2014

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

  • English

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Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz achieved groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing. His passion for open access ensnared him in a legal nightmare that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26.

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

This film is a biographical study of the life of Aaron Swartz, a consolidated programmer and hacktivist who participated in large developments in the web world, while fighting for the rights of freedom in the electronic world. The film manages to show us the point of view that the young man had and the fight he lived. And, ultimately, it shows the conditions of his tragic death by suicide, and the factors that led him to make that decision.

Crew

Brian Knappenberger
Director, Writer...