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Anti-SOPA coalition launches day of action against the NSA

Almost exactly two years after national protests defeated the so-called Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and one year after information activist Aaron Swartz took his own life, Washington is in the midst of another…  …

Federal judge orders Secret Service to release files on Internet activist Aaron Swartz

The Secret Service’s files on deceased cyber-activist Aaron Swartz must be made public, a judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued her ruling in response to a lawsuit filed by Wired reporter Kevin Poulsen, who is investigating the reasons for the heavy-handed prosecution that spurred Swartz to commit…

Anonymous says ‘a line was crossed’ with Aaron Swartz and takes down U.S. Sentencing Commission website

Hacking collective threatens to make public classified material Hacktivist group Anonymous said Saturday it had hijacked the website of the US Sentencing Commission in a brazen act of cyber-revenge for the death of internet freedom advocate Aaron Swartz. Swartz killed himself just over two weeks ago as he faced trial…

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