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Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:13:35 Reply

http://tech.mit.edu/V132/N61/swartz.html

so one of the founders of Rettit apparently kills himself. I think this may be a clever rouse set up by those 4chan people, but who knows.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:15:59 Reply

Who?

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:17:08 Reply

At 1/12/13 05:13 PM, HighWay wrote:
Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide

Who's that

so one of the founders of Rettit

What's that

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:17:42 Reply

I'm on 4chan right now. No one's even discussing it.
I also don't see any discussion about it on Reddit.

hm...


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:17:50 Reply

He didn't co-found reddit. He co-founded a feature of reddit.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 17:27:25 Reply

shit talking about Reddit within the first page. We got a pool goin'? any takers?


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 18:19:04 Reply

This is a damn shame

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 18:21:34 Reply

who cares reddit is shit and a eyesore to look at.

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 18:21:41 Reply

A dead martyr has a bigger impact than a thousand hostages.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 18:27:13 Reply

At 1/12/13 06:21 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote: who cares reddit is shit and a eyesore to look at.

i'm going to have to agree with tony here


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 19:29:39 Reply

Aaaand the results are in. Those who bet yes, you all get a your share from the pot! Thanks for playing. Those who lost, let this be your lesson. Never have high expectations for this BBS.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 19:48:45 Reply

Reddit.
4chan.
No.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 19:49:38 Reply

At 1/12/13 07:29 PM, Sense-Offender wrote: Aaaand the results are in. Those who bet yes, you all get a your share from the pot! Thanks for playing. Those who lost, let this be your lesson. Never have high expectations for this BBS.

Fuck off redditard, sorry everybody doesn't circlejerk over your shite site like they do on r/circlejerk.

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 20:08:11 Reply

At 1/12/13 07:49 PM, Ononymous wrote: Fuck off redditard, sorry everybody doesn't circlejerk over your shite site like they do on r/circlejerk.

You clearly haven't taken a good look around the place. I do not partake in any circlejerking. I don't like /r/atheism, I don't like rage comics, I don't like advice animals, and I don't spend my time looking at pictures of cats. I'd rather look at.

/r/chemicalreactiongifs

/r/fractalporn

/r/gamephysics

/r/heavymind

/r/perfecttiming

Bashing Reddit is the in thing to do around here even though it has something there for everybody. It's an aggregator. If you're looking at shit subreddits, it's your own fault.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 20:12:51 Reply

Confirmed.

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 20:15:04 Reply

He's in a better place now.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 20:18:30 Reply

At 1/12/13 08:15 PM, Sequenced wrote: He's in a better place now.

hell with steve jobs?

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 20:37:23 Reply

LOL

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 21:55:26 Reply

I wish the article mentioned if he was convicted for what he did or not. I'd be curious to know, that could be the reason he killed himself.

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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 22:11:31 Reply

At 1/12/13 08:08 PM, Sense-Offender wrote:
At 1/12/13 07:49 PM, Ononymous wrote: Fuck off redditard
You clearly haven't taken a good look around the place. I do not partake in any circlejerking. I don't like /r/atheism, I don't like rage comics, I don't like advice animals, and I don't spend my time looking at pictures of cats. I'd rather look at...

Or you could fuck off.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 22:11:58 Reply

Good reddit is shit.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 22:18:57 Reply

At 1/12/13 10:11 PM, JBK wrote: Or you could fuck off.

I'm here to stay, bud. I'm just tired of people thinking that Reddit is some kind of specific niche community when it isn't.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 22:19:52 Reply

At 1/12/13 10:18 PM, Sense-Offender wrote:
At 1/12/13 10:11 PM, JBK wrote: Or you could fuck off.
I'm here to stay, bud. I'm just tired of people thinking that Reddit is some kind of specific niche community when it isn't.

Specify what you mean by "Specific Niche Community"


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-12 23:54:47 Reply

I wonder why he went out like that ? Seems like he had a lot going for him other than the 4milly debt he owed to the govt.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:19:11 Reply

At 1/12/13 05:17 PM, Jester wrote:
At 1/12/13 05:13 PM, HighWay wrote:
Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide
Who's that

so one of the founders of Rettit
What's that

lol My thoughts exactly.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:35:56 Reply

At 1/12/13 09:55 PM, mothballs wrote: I wish the article mentioned if he was convicted for what he did or not. I'd be curious to know, that could be the reason he killed himself.

He was awaiting trial and could have faced up to 50 years in prison and 4 million dollars in fines. I can see why he killed himself.


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:39:40 Reply

At 1/13/13 12:35 AM, Stretchysumo wrote:
At 1/12/13 09:55 PM, mothballs wrote: I wish the article mentioned if he was convicted for what he did or not. I'd be curious to know, that could be the reason he killed himself.
He was awaiting trial and could have faced up to 50 years in prison and 4 million dollars in fines. I can see why he killed himself.

For what exactly?


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:42:13 Reply

Those comments...

Anonymous at 10:35 AM on January 12, 2013:
Personally, id rather walk the streets and set every human, child and building on fire, and go down in a bloody cruel blaze of glory, walking in pools of blood, ripping out the tongues of the dying screaming people, before i ever gave into suicide.

HOW PATHETIC/ how weak. ONCE AGAIN ANOTHER FOOL LETS THE GOV'T WIN. i have no respect for ANY HUMAN/


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:44:53 Reply

At 1/13/13 12:39 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 1/13/13 12:35 AM, Stretchysumo wrote:
At 1/12/13 09:55 PM, mothballs wrote: I wish the article mentioned if he was convicted for what he did or not. I'd be curious to know, that could be the reason he killed himself.
He was awaiting trial and could have faced up to 50 years in prison and 4 million dollars in fines. I can see why he killed himself.
For what exactly?

Apparently for illegally trying to copy and distribute JSTOR documents


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Response to Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide 2013-01-13 00:58:58 Reply

At 1/12/13 10:19 PM, Nor wrote:
At 1/12/13 10:18 PM, Sense-Offender wrote:
At 1/12/13 10:11 PM, JBK wrote: Or you could fuck off.
I'm here to stay, bud. I'm just tired of people thinking that Reddit is some kind of specific niche community when it isn't.
Specify what you mean by "Specific Niche Community"

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