Anonymous avenges Aaron Swartz - MIT and DoJ websites allegedly hacked
- — Jan. 15, 2013, 2:24 a.m.
Anonymous is reported to have downed the website of the Massachussets Institute of Technology.
MIT's network is where internet activist Aaron Swartz was charged with leeching millions of academic articles back in 2011. Tragically, Swartz killed himsef last week.
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