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MIT to Release Aaron Swartz Documents

Swartz killed himself in January, was facing charges for hacking into articles on a MIT archive

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CAMBRIDGE (AP) — The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that the school will voluntarily make public some documents related to the prosecution of late Internet freedom activistAaron Swartz.

President L. Rafael Reif in an email to the MIT community Tuesday said the documents will be released "in the spirit of fairness, balanced with responsibility." He said the university would block out names and identifying information of employees and information about network vulnerabilities.

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