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The Aaron Swartz JSTOR liberator is a tiny bit of civil disobedience, presented to you in clicktivism form. By running this bookmarklet (which you should not do if you are not comfortable potentially violating terms of service), you will visit JSTOR, a keeper of academic articles, be presented with a random paper, and will download a single paper from the site. You will have to click a terms of service agreement agreeing to not share the document you are reading, yet you will then download it and uploaded to another server. It will also ask for a message of memorial about Aaron. We will be gathering your messages of memorial and rememberance of Aaron to put up soon.
Aaron Swartz, an internet activist and open content advocate, set up an automated pair of laptops to download large numbers of documents from JSTOR in 2011. Caught doing so, he was ultimately charged with 35 years of prison time and millions of dollars in fees, even after JSTOR withdrew from the case and settled with him. Facing the potential of spending the next decades in jail and suffering from depression, Aaron took his own life in January of 2013. He is remembered with fondness, love, and respect the world over and the lives he touched. In his memory, this small site might serve to help more people learn who he was and what he believed in. Archive Team misses Aaron very much.