Earlier this month I thought the Government moves against Aaron Swartz were ridiculous and way out of whack. Now I see that he and anonymous are deciding which rules to abide by and are playing both judge and jury.
Thanks to Anonymous, Aaron Swartz looks more like a modern Bonnie and Clyde than a George Washington. While it is true that no "hacker" is similar to Bonnie and Clyde when it came to physical violence, times are changing. Plus they are very similar to each other in the fact that they both claim to be able to proclaim that what they do is right and everybody around them must abide by the law they lay down.
If he were a true rebel he must be willing to pay the price for the sake of the cause. Anonymous is making him look like a simple coward that was only using the motif of a rebel to justify his lack of integrity and was willing to bail-out once the going got tough.
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