Information is Power

In Memoriam, Aaron Swartz (* 8. November 1986 in Chicago; † 11. Januar 2013 in New York City)

Unbedingt ansehen!
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

„Er war der Sohn des Internets und die Alte Welt hat ihn getötet.“

Deutsche Version in der ZDF Mediathek

Guerilla Open Access Manifesto

Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for
themselves. The world’s entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries
in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of
private corporations. Want to read the papers featuring the most famous results of the
sciences? You’ll need to send enormous amounts to publishers like Reed Elsevier.