Rest in Peace Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz

“Swartz at 2009 Boston Wikipedia Meetup” Source: Wikipedia

Aaron Swartz, co-founder of Reddit has died in an apparent suicide at age 26.  Wikipedia reports:

 “Aaron H. Swartz (November 8, 1986 – January 11, 2013) was an American computer programmer, writer, archivist, political organizer, and internet activist.  Swartz co-authored the “RSS 1.0″ specification of RSS.”

Swartz had been arrested in 2011 on Federal charges for illegally downloading internet files, according to the Wikipedia article.

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