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The Internets Own Boy The Story of Aaron Swartz
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The Internets Own Boy The Story of Aaron Swartz

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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron's story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.
Actors: Tim OReilly,
Tim OReilly
Tim OReilly
Bryan Stevenson,
Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson
Cindy Cohn,
Cindy Cohn
Cindy Cohn
Aaron Swartz,
Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz 8 November 1986, Chicago, Illinois, USA
David Sirota,
David Sirota
David Sirota
David Segal,
David Segal
David Segal
Matt Stoller,
Matt Stoller
Matt Stoller
Susan Swartz,
Susan Swartz
Susan Swartz
Elliot Peters,
Elliot Peters
Elliot Peters
Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman,
Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman
Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman
Brewster Kahle,
Brewster Kahle
Brewster Kahle
...»
Director: Brian Knappenberger
Brian Knappenberger
Brian Knappenberger
Country: United States
Release: 2015
IMDb: 8.0
Quality:
Duration: 110 min
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Oregonian
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August 29, 2014

Brian Knappenberger's captivating film gives much to think about, including what oversight should be required when the government looks into our lives.
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Seattle Times

July 10, 2014

Fascinating, maddening, and ultimately very sad.
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Flick Filosopher
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August 29, 2014

An essential - and enraging - documentary about the life, career, and death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, a danger to corporate hegemony whose work could not be allowed to continue.
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Globe and Mail
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June 27, 2014

A touching, morally outraged portrait that, in memory of Swartz, may inspire people to ask hard questions about how the new world is being shaped away from view, behind closed doors.
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Observer (UK)
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August 31, 2014

Knappenberger argues that the case against Swartz was overzealously pursued in order to make an example of him and on the evidence presented here it's hard to disagree.
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January 22, 2015

A brilliant and idealistic soul sacrificed at the altar of Barack Obama's war on intellectual and political transparency.
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Entertainment Weekly
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December 03, 2014

Talking (egg)heads reiterate outrage over the Obama Justice Department's witch hunt against him, but Swartz's ex-girlfriend adds heart when she tearfully recalls first seeing the ''end date'' on his Wikipedia page.
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RogerEbert.com
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June 28, 2014

Aaron Swartz's story should make you furious.
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Laramie Movie Scope
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November 12, 2014

I was hesitant about seeing this movie. I thought it was just another film glamorizing suicidal people. It turns out to be more of a celebration of the short, but incredibly productive life of Aron Swartz and the things he stood for.
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San Francisco Chronicle
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July 09, 2014

The film not only canonizes its hero - who committed suicide amid a nasty federal indictment against him - but also brushes aside any big-picture concerns about national security and Internet piracy.
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November 26, 2014

Passionately tells a tragic tale of injustice.
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Richard Roeper.com
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June 27, 2014

Deserves an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary.
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