war of the web, based of the life of Aaron Swartz
Aaron Swartz was a famous young programmer and internet activist who was died in his young age but still known as genius of the internet. A document “War of the Web” is been filmized at his life which explores his fight to protect our rights on the Internet. Aaron Swartz was launched activist group named as Progressive Change campaign committee through his campaign and was several times detained, he was engages in several hacking activities. There are basic for which “War the of the web” concern ; Do we have the right to free speech? The right to privacy? The right to security? The right to choice? The same rights that have protected our democracy for generations are now in jeopardy in the most unlikely of places: online. The Internet may appear to be an open forum, but behind closed doors, a war is being waged between corporations and governments for control of the virtual universe, affecting the way we access the Internet, the content we can post, the sites we can see, and the security.
Credits and star cast:
This Documentary has been written by Michael Wooldridge, directed by J. Cameron Brueckner and the star cast include Aaron Swartz, Vint Cerf, Susan Crawford, Richard Clarke, Sascha Meinrath, Rebecca MacKinnon, Andrew Blum, Harold Feld and others while this documentary produced Ben Caspi, and both writer Michael Wooldridge and director J. Cameron Brueckner in creditss
The documentary tackles the following issues and more:
– Why we have a lack of choice when it comes to picking an Internet service provider
– Why data caps will make it more expensive for you to access Netflix (and other sites)
– Why the U.S. now ranks 19th in the world in terms of Internet speed
– Why government and corporations infringe upon our free speech and privacy rights online
– Why our emails, bank statements, and medical records are no longer safe
Life and Events:
He was born on 8 November in 1986 in Chicago. His parents were the eldest son of his family . His father also works in IT industry, he own and IT Company named Mark William Company. From his early it’s said that Aaron immersed himself into study of computer, programming and internet. Aaron taught himself to reading when he was only three years old and in the age of twelve Aaron created a user generated encyclopedia. Later after Aaron was invited to world wide web consortium (w3c) of RDF core working group and awarded with ARS Digita Prize when he only thirteen years old.Early Education Aaron Swartz takes from North Shore Country Day School, which was a private school near Chicago. He was left high school when he was reached at ninth grade and got enrolled himself into different courses. He was moved to San Francisco after completing the courses for writing code for creative common. Aaron Swartz studied sociology from Stanford University. He was download law reviews papers during his stay in Stanford. After then the he was join the y-combinator which is said to be a incubator for upcoming internet talent. In 2008 Aaron wrote Aaron wrote the Guerilla Open Access manifesto which was an argument again information being controlled by a particular group. The most famous hacking activity of Aaron was known within PACER, its’ said that result charges of this crime was 35years of detention in federal prison. Over the next coming years after this, Aaron was added in multiple counts of original charges. In his last days he was observed very frightful against the federal charges and their implication. On January 2013 he was found dead in his apartment, hanged with belt around his neck. Initial report were announced his death as suicide.