Above all, he embodied what is best and hopeful about the Internet: its endless information, its ethos of sharing, its joy in connecting friends and strangers, its unflinching transparency about its own limitations, its promise — by no means yet delivered — of a world that is more open, more knowledgeable, and, above all, more fair … a world that reflects the values of the Internet at its best.



That is why the Internet is so wracked with sadness. That is why we will never forget Aaron Swartz.

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/15/opinion/weinberger-aaron-swartz/index.html

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