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.