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Digital archive issues statement reacting to uproar over Swartz suicide, saying it regretted' having been drawn to `this sad event.'
Aaron Swartz is accused of stealing documents from MIT and Jstor, and among the charges against him are wire fraud and computer fraud.
The 26-year-old hacker and information activist had faced charges for his alleged role in making MIT academic journal articles public.
But he does permit limited release of documents related to Aaron Swartz's prosecution -- with names and other identifying details deleted.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, under fire for its role in the felony prosecution of Internet activist who downloaded academic papers, elaborates on its ongoing internal probe.
The Internet activist's supporters use Swartz's own words to launch a campaign against government surveillance.
Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison.
A report on the institute's role in the prosecution of the Internet activist, who committed suicide while facing federal charges over a hack at MIT, laments the school's "neutral" approach.
University president says MIT "not afraid to reexamine our own actions" in connection with the chronology of events leading up to January suicide of noted Internet activist.
Links to hundreds of articles appear on Twitter in tribute to the Internet activist who committed suicide Friday.