January 29, 2013

House panel demands answers regarding Swartz prosecution

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Saying they had "many questions" about the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide earlier this month, two key members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have requested a briefing with the Justice Department.

Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) sent a letter (see below) today to Attorney General Eric Holder that outlines seven questions the lawmakers have for prosecutors concerning their prosecution of Swartz...Read more at CNET News