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WATCH: ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ — the Aaron Swartz Documentary

In keeping with Aaron Swartz’s vision of making valuable information public, the new and critically acclaimed documentary, The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, has been uploaded to the Internet in full for free, and you can watch it above.

The film follows the inspirational life of Swartz from childhood through the rise of his Internet celebrity and activism, his trial, and his suicide. Watch it and share it with friends, Swartz’s life and work will only become more important and relevant as time goes on.

WATCH: Newly Released Footage Shows Aaron Swartz Being Booked

In 2011, Aaron Swartz was arrested, and new footage of his booking shows Swartz joking with police who said he seemed like a "good kid."

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