Event Title

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Presenter Information

Brian Knappenberger

Location

Dimond Library 235

Type

Poster

Start Date

24-10-2017 2:00 PM

End Date

24-10-2017 4:00 PM

Description

As part of Open Access week, the UNH Library is screening The Internet's Own Boy which depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.

 
Oct 24th, 2:00 PM Oct 24th, 4:00 PM

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Dimond Library 235

As part of Open Access week, the UNH Library is screening The Internet's Own Boy which depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.

http://scholars.unh.edu/oaw/2017/presentations/15