British computer scientist and activist Lauri Love faces the possibility of life in a US jail. He has had multiple charges thrown at him just as American IT genius Aaron Swartz faced before ending his own life in 2013, as described previously at The Canary. But there was one more dimension to the ‘persecution’ Swartz suffered which the mainstream media has failed to highlight. There is evidence that Swartz had been conducting investigations prior to his death that may have seriously worried American authorities. Given his particular skills, he could have come across a new global surveillance system that was being developed literally under his nose. And this may have been a key reason for the Secret Service being assigned to his case.
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