TarenSK: DOJ admits Aaron's prosecution was political


The DOJ has told Congressional investigators that Aaron’s prosecution was motivated by his political views on copyright.

I was going to start that last paragraph with “In a stunning turn of events,” but I realized that would be inaccurate — because it’s really not that surprising. Many people…

Let’s see, now.  Bradley Manning is prosecuted for making people aware of what was being done in their name and on their dime.  Aaron Swartz was prosecuted to death for potentially releasing information developed on the public dime.  Just how free are we?  Apparently not free enough to know about that for which we are paying.