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The Case of Aaron Swartz, MIT, JSTOR and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ( CFAA )


Swartz Report Is an Indictment of MIT Culture, Not a Vindication, By Peter Ludlow, From the Chronicle of Higher Education.



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TITLE: Swartz Report Is an Indictment of MIT Culture, Not a Vindication
AUTHOR: Peter Ludlow
SECTION:  Commentary
PUBLICATION NAME: The Chronicle of Higher Education
PUBLISHED:  July 31, 2013
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Purpose: This commentary is a call to action.
Authority|Author: Peter Ludow is a Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University. He has published many works, including High Noon on the Electronic Frontier: Conceptual Issues in Cyberspace, a book on cyberspace policy issues. His book The Second Life Herald: The Virtual Tabloid the Witnessed the Birth of the Metaverse, won the Top Sci-Tech Book 2007 in Library Journal.
Authority|Publisher:  The Chronicle of Higher Education is a respected news and opinion journal read by academic administrators and faculty members.
Content : This is a commentary and thus has a point of view. While there are no references, he makes his argument using laws, news and other facts that can be reviewed and verified. While the Chronicle of Higher Education is an academic journal, it is not a scholarly journal. This article is a secondary source.
Currency: This article was published in July 2013 and is current to the ongoing debate on the topic.



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