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Episode 6: The Law, Technology, and Aaron Swartz

Lawyers and hackers are colliding more often. Never more poignantly than a month ago when hacker-activist Aaron Schwartz was found dead in his apartment. His family maintains that his death was caused my the government’s overzealous prosecution after he downloaded millions of academic articles. Jason and Stan talk about the case, and how the legal world is straining to keep up with the fast-paced world of technology.