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The scope of the theft

Below is an accounting of Aaron Swartz’s alleged illegal downloads from the online archive JSTOR via a network at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over several months in late 2010 and early 2011.

Note: The total number of articles represented here is 5.5 million, but that includes some articles that were downloaded more than once. Swartz was accused of stealing a total of 4.8 million unique works.

SOURCES: JSTOR, MIT

Chiqui Esteban/Globe Staff

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