I think he could have revolutionized American (and worldwide) politics. Org contended should be free because federal documents are not covered by copyright. ”Duke University law professor James Boyle replied in The Huffington Post: “I think that in [Kerr’s] descriptions of the facts [and of] the issues surrounding prosecutorial discretion … he tends … to minimize or ignore facts that might put [Swartz] in a more favorable light.
He was also a contributing editor to The Baffler. Safra Research Lab on Institutional Corruption directed by Lawrence Lessig. Federal prosecutors eventually charged him with two counts of wire fraud and 11 violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act charges carrying a cumulative maximum penalty of $1 million in fines plus 35 years in prison asset forfeiture restitution and supervised release.