Academics share copyrighted journal articles on Twitter to honor Aaron Swartz – The Verge

The response to Aaron Swartz’s suicide has evolved into a minor protest. I’ll let the Verge explain:

This morning, hundreds of links to copyright-protected journal articles have appeared on Twitter in remembrance of Aaron Swartz, posted by members of the academic community. The call to the protest appears to have started on Reddit, where researcher Micah Allen said, “a fitting tribute to Aaron might be a mass protest uploading of copyright-protected research articles.

Academics share copyrighted journal articles on Twitter to honor Aaron Swartz | The Verge

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