Here’s the story of Aaron Swartz, the young internet genius who discovered the hard way what happens when you actually challenge the ‘establishment’ and its objectives. Those who covet secrecy and profits don’t care for those who advocate the flow of free and unfettered information, because truth is their biggest ‘enemy’.
“This is the FULL MOVIE! – The Internet’s Own Boy depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.
Director / Producer: Brian Knappenberger
Contact Information: http://www.takepart.com/internets-own-boy
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