Library licensing and criminal law: The Aaron Swartz case

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Library licensing and criminal law: The Aaron Swartz case

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2011-10

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College & Research Libraries News

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Reviews the ways that library licenses for subscription content contributed to criminal charges against activist Aaron Swartz, when he downloaded content from JSTOR on the MIT campus. (Author Note: This piece predates Swartz's death by suicide in 2013.)

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10.5860/crln.72.9.8637

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Sims, N. Library licensing and criminal law: The Aaron Swartz case. College & Research Libraries News, [S.l.], v. 72, n. 9, p. 534-537, oct. 2011. ISSN 2150-6698. Available at: <https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/8637/9062>.

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Sims, Nancy, A. (2011). Library licensing and criminal law: The Aaron Swartz case. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, 10.5860/crln.72.9.8637.

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