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The Internet's Own Boy

  • Documentary and factual
  • 2014
  • Brian Knappenberger
  • 104 mins

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The story of programming prodigy and 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 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.

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