Aaron Swartz, an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the online era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist, has committed suicide.
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(CNN) — Aaron Swartz, an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the online era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist, has mitted suicide. "Internet Innovator and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Faced Legal Trouble" PBS Newshour 1/14/2013 Excerpt SUMMARY: Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based The 's Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information . From 's help in the development of the basic protocol RSS to his co-founding Tags: internets, story, aaron, swartz, Internet prodigy, activist Aaron Swartz mits Off-Topic Later, a worldwide network of sites, under the umbrella name of Indymedia, was created "for the purpose of providing grassroots coverage of the WTO protests in Seattle" in 1999.