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Aaron Swartz dead: Co-founder of Reddit, RSS pioneer commits suicide

Posted at 11:36 AM, Jan 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-12 23:24:21-05

CROWN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK (PIX11)– Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who co-founded Reddit and co-wrote the initial specification for RSS, has committed suicide. According to his friends Swartz was depressed.

He was found hanging in his Crown Heights home yesterday morning. He was 26.