[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 06:43 PM

(Reuters) - Internet activist and computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, who helped create an early version of the Web feed system RSS and was facing federal criminal charges in a controversial fraud case, has committed suicide at age 26, authorities said on Saturday.