By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Ignorance of the law is no excuse, but those who want to ensure they're in compliance with the District's laws must obtain them from a private company owned by a foreign conglomerate.
The family of a Reddit co-founder is blaming prosecutors for his suicide just weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles.
Computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, who helped develop RSS and co-founded Reddit, has been found dead weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles in an attempt to make them freely available to the public.
"So I got it and put it up myself and let them know just to put our belly up to the bar," Mr. Malamud said, earning himself a take-down notice of his own.
Emails between Swartz and Mr. Malamud show a mentor who urged restraint and the letter of the law to a young idealist who believed his goals of making government-funded property freely available to the public justified in-your-face means.