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Why Did the Justice System Target Aaron Swartz?

Posted on January 24th, 2013 at 16:55 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment


Last month, Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi noted the absurdity of HSBC bankers skating on serious drug money laundering charges while hundreds of thousands of Americans sit behind bars for petty drug offenses. The Secret Service’s involvement in hunting down a 26-year-old charged with downloading too many scholarly articles is just another example of our justice system’s chillingly warped priorities.

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