Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I The Aaron Swartz Tragedy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    The Metal Web.

     Aaron Swartz had opposed JSTOR's practice of compensating publishers, rather than authors,  the  fees it charges for access to articles. Aaron was accused of systematic downloading of academic journal articles from JSTOR.   Swartz contended that JSTOR's fees limited...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Again They Try...

    CISPA was eventually killed in 2012. And we killed it again earlier this year in 2013. Hundreds of thousands of you signed petitions. We forced Obama to issue TWO separate veto threats. The bill died in the Senate. Twice. And when the Snowden leaks hit, everyone, even the...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Nov 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hey Man....

    Let's not let Heymann get away with professional misconduct. It's time to see all attorneys and other accountable of the witch hunt get fired from their positions. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is the attorney who runs the office that chose the persecute Aaron Swartz. The petition...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 11, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    BE THE FACE OF FREEDOM OR BE EVER SILENT

    ANONYMOUS > PROTEST http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdv5xR5YqFM&feature=player_embedded http://news.yahoo.com/anonymous-hackers-plan-stop-cispa-operation-defense-phase-181019593.html OUR FREEDOM ON SPEECH IS ON THE BRINK... PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS TO BIG INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS AT&T...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    IT'S B-A-A-A-CK

    CISPA 2.0. The ' We are becoming China' legislation.Tell Congress to respect our privacy rights and kill CISPA 2.0. HR 624, the "new" cyber-security legislation introduced by the House Intelligence Committee threatens the public's right to know under the Freedom of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Cispa Bill H.R. 3523

    H.R. 3523 (112th): Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act 112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 07, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee). Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO HR 3523 RFS 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3523 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES May 7...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 25, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Day We Fight Back.

    .. The NSA’s systematic mass surveillance, the attempts at controlling the internet and manipulation of information. Our Freedoms are at risk. It's time to take a stand. https://thedaywefightback.org/video/?r=dp
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Have An Agenda Alright

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/14/1178832/-Anonymous-hacks-MIT-tribute-to-Aaron-Swartz?showAll=yes Guerilla Open Access Manifesto Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    STOP THE ONLINE PIRACY ACT - SOPA.

    This legislation wasn't about 'online piracy'... it was really about the powers at be to control information people can access on the internet. Controlling information is how the propaganda machine works. This is how wars are orchestrated... Manipulating the masses to...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Or at least I did. My friend found a quote and sent it to me. He said it fits me to a T. After reading it I don't feel so bad about being such a sensitive person...
    saram1985 saram1985 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a job making $50k a year plus full benefits. My mobile home, although 19 years old yet still in good condition, was paid for. I lived in the South where the winters were...
    mav1028 mav1028 51-55, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I Cost A Child Her Life-The biggest regret is that I ever returned to the United States with a little girl I had raised ,initially as a baby sitter then semi permanently since age...
    GitiSinhala GitiSinhala 51-55, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Rediscovering a band. Theater of Tragedy. ******* nostalgia.
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How ironic that I post that story, telling myself that I shouldn't marry him, that things are so awful lately and then last night he comes home with roses, sincerely apologetic...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Things have been tough. I can't lie to myself anymore. Aside from my mother in law offering her two cents where it's definitely not needed... I've decided that getting married may...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A Life of Seeking I have lived and perhaps dedicated my life to not simply taking life as I found it. While I have been dedicated to the ideas of promoting charity, happiness...
    SteveMed SteveMed 41-45, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    By the way, this is his wife telling this tale at his request. Once upon a time there lived a lonely maiden, whom throughout her life never truly felt like she belonged. One...
    Hrafnsfeast Hrafnsfeast 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Clarity - Zedd "If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? If our love's insanity, why are you my clarity?"
    Lifetolive38 Lifetolive38 36-40, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My name is Aaron, and I have had the mission of searching for people that will be a beneficial force in my life. I do not collect friends as many typically do on social media, and...
    RainMazerra4444 RainMazerra4444 22-25, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My memories, they are very fond of you.. Apparently more than I do.. Especially those moments when you kissed me.. A kiss that left a bigger desire.. The desire for the rest of you...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    15 word love story: Childhood, different paths, different lives, marriage, reunion, secret love, tragedy, rain, intertwined, same path, eternity.
    uberfuzz uberfuzz 22-25, M 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi guys... my name is aaron... im 20... and i really need a friend that wont judge me.. or run away from me... im very suicidal right now... ive never hurt anyone.. and all i want...
    walax229 walax229 18-21, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have noticed a disturbing trend in my life! When things are very stressful, and conflicting my first inclination is to give up. I grew up with a very introverted father (parents...
    Interesting117 Interesting117 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Six biblical reasons why Christians should embrace same s3x relationships. Essay By: Anthony Ashford NOTE: I am not sure who Anthony is but I thought it was relevant for further...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to be a pastor because I know that is my will of God. I would do ANYTHING for God, but I get so frustrated with people that I used to always say "I don't care about them...
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Its a triumph over tragedy. Well congrats to d USA. I believed it has been a long way..long journey. I believe its just the beginning of freedom. I am not forgetting tht India too...
    kattee12 kattee12 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    G'day guys! My name is Aaron.. im 20 years old... i live in Australia.. and im really looking for a friend... that i can skype with ... and talk to ... and have understand me...
    walax229 walax229 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    a man or women cannot be made of. Your portrayal as an Angel of mercy that will sacrifice your life for me cannot be either, first responder to all tragedy though you are, because...
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Has anyone seen the Sober cover by Aaron Okeefe's music school? A must watch it is great.
    JohnSpartan JohnSpartan 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s Beyond Heartbreaking, but There’s no Mercy for Young Animals in the Meat, Dairy and Egg Industries - By Ariel Garlow Humans love and cherish their babies, they spoil...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The tragedy of life is not death. It is what we let die inside of us while we live. -Norman Cousins
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Times have changed in America and worldwide too I would guess. The constant bombardment of negative news and information is enough to depress the happiest of individuals. I have...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really feel the need to share my story. It's such a long one, though, that I need to spend some time getting it all down and in the right order. I will start with introducing...
    BlueLotusOM BlueLotusOM 46-50, F Jun 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My name is Angelina Renae DeRoya. I am a Princess. My dad is King Aaron. My friend Lilac Sunnyair is also a princess. She is a vampire/elf/fairy/etc. I am a werewolf/vampire/elf...
    Meagon0503 Meagon0503 16-17, F Jun 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Since the horrific shootings in Charleston, people have come up with many reasons why. Fox News, of course has attempted to put their own spin on this tragedy. Their reason? "an...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I lost my best friend this year. Not to war, famine, crime, accident, or disease. But to someone else. When the one person whom you thought would never let you down does just that...
    Fellfinwe Fellfinwe 22-25, T 1 Response Jun 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately in Charleston South Carolina a shooting in a church killed 9 people, now Im not going to dwell over this but one things the family of the victims did is they forgiven the...
    twistex2015 twistex2015 18-21, M Jun 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling was born on December 30, 1865, in Bombay, India. He was educated in England but returned to India in 1882. In 1892, Kipling married Caroline...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    True art is twisted It is perfection without any meaning nor an end, It holds you to your own personal standard and sets the bar in no particular place, leaps and bounds can be...
    tsumakov tsumakov 26-30, F Jun 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood. --Henry David Thoreau
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    One of my dearest friends recently passed away from a heart attack. It was unexpected even though she was 89. People have looked at me sideways when they figured out one of my best...
    TheSundanceGal TheSundanceGal 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's hard to watch something you love destroy itself, to see it fall apart. Disaster always feels so distant, detached. Someone else's struggle in some faraway place. It's not...
    AwesomeDidelphimorphia AwesomeDidelphimorphia 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 18

    Your Response

    Cancel