Aaron Swartz Committed Suicide Yesterday

The Tech:

Swartz was 26.

“The tragic and heartbreaking information you received is, regrettably, true,“ confirmed Swartz’ attorney, Elliot R. Peters of Kecker and Van Nest, in an email to The Tech.

I never spoke to him, let alone knew him, but his impact on my life, through his contributions to the web, has been profound.