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Technology's greatest minds say goodbye to Aaron Swartz.

RSS co-author Aaron Swartz commits suicide at age 26

 

 RSS co-author Aaron Swartz commits suicide at age 26. Swartz, also an Internet activist, was found in his Brooklyn, New York, apartment on Friday, according to a spokeswoman for the city’s chief medical examiner, which ruled the death a suicide by hanging. The young man who helped create an early version of the Web feed system RSS at the age of 14, was facing federal criminal charges in a controversial fraud case, which rooted back in July 2011, when he was indicted by a federal grand jury of wire fraud, computer fraud and other charges related to allegedly stealing millions […]