Tag Archives: Aaron Swartz

The Alan Turings of our time should be celebrated, not prosecuted [OPINION]

On 5 February, the High Court ruled that alleged hacker Lauri Love should not be extradited to the US to face trial. But there’s a sting in the tail. The court also recommended that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) should … Continue reading

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Aaron Swartz and Lauri Love: the real reasons for their prosecutions? (Part 3)

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 … Continue reading

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The link between UK activist, cyber ‘warheads’ & US Secret Service – Part Two

  British computer scientist and activist Lauri Love is a victim of prosecutional overreach by the USA. This process consists of multiple charges being thrown at a defendant to force them to agree to a plea bargain in the hope of avoiding a … Continue reading

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99 years jail threatened for “prankery”: Lauri Love (and the Aaron Swartz story) – Part One

  If Washington DC has its way a British citizen with Asperger’s Syndrome will be extradited to the US for a ‘prank’. This could see him face 99 years in prison. Lauri Love is a computer scientist who advises on computer security. He is … Continue reading

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