Former Harvard Ethics Student Charged With Hacking MIT Computer

A Harvard University student has been charged with hacking into Massachusetts Institute of Technology computers and stealing more than 4 million scholarly articles, book reviews and other content from an academic database. The federal indictment alleges that Aaron Swartz, 24, of Cambridge, Mass., broke into a restricted computer wiring closet in an MIT basement to access the school's network without permission. He then allegedly downloaded the articles from JSTOR, a nonprofit database for...Full Story
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