MIT to Conduct Internal Probe on its Role in Aaron Swartz Case
Posted on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 08:13:00 AM EST
Tags: Aaron Swartz (all tags)
MIT announced it will conduct an internal probe of its role in the events that led to Aaron Swartz' suicide. MIT President Raul Reif writes:
I have asked Professor Hal Abelson to lead a thorough analysis of MIT's involvement from the time that we first perceived unusual activity on our network in fall 2010 up to the present. I have asked that this analysis describe the options MIT had and the decisions MIT made, in order to understand and to learn from the actions MIT took. I will share the report with the MIT community when I receive it.
Also Sunday, Anonymous hacked MIT's website, posting a tribute to Aaron and calling for reform. [More...]
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