[Reuters] Internet activist, programmer Aaron Swartz dead at 26

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[Reuters] Internet activist, programmer Aaron Swartz dead at 26 - 01/12/13 02:51 PM

(Reuters) - Internet activist and programmer Aaron Swartz, who helped create an early version of RSS and later played a key role in stopping a controversial online piracy bill in Congress, has died at age 26, an apparent suicide, New York authorities said on Saturday.