This course, to which this book assists, is dedicated to Aaron Swartz (1986-2014).

Photographed side-profile portrait of social activist, Aaron Swartz, smiling. Next to his face is a quote reading "What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?".
Aaron Swartz

Aaron Swartz was a young man who struggled for freedom of access to knowledges, especially those disseminated through the internet. In 2013, he committed suicide, as he was threatened by the FBI with 30 years in jail for downloading and freely distributing academic journal articles from an MIT server.

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