View Full Version : The Internet's Own Boy

07-02-2014, 01:26 AM
I enjoyed this documentary...



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07-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Wonderful Story!

The technology that Aaron Swartz was involved with went a bit over my head, but his ideology, his purpose was clear...he cared about others and the world.

One guy at the end of the film said, "Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, it comes through continuous struggle"; many of us, myself included, live our lives the way we do through the continuous struggle of others; for me I don't know if that will change, but I will always hold those who have struggled for others in high regard.

I am disgusted with the action of MIT in the case of Aaron Swartz. MIT encourage free thinkers to walk on the edge to bring out new ideas, which we freely use to move forward, some of which do not start off exactly legal. It would appear that if you are out on that edge and stumble don't expect MIT to put out a helping hand, they will let you fall and move on without a blink of an eye. It would be great to see the innovative young minds thinking of working with MIT to think again and boycott this uncaring institution.

One thing the film shows us is that the line between right and wrong is blurry and we will always struggle to keep a fine balance.

Aaron Swartz...what a loss!