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Aaron Swartz not ‘targeted’ by MIT, according to review

In a long-awaited public response to the death of Aaron Swartz, who committed suicide in January after being charged with hacking into MIT computers and illegally downloading millions of academic journal articles, MIT officials today released an internal review of university actions, saying administrators never “targeted” the 26-year-old Internet activist and committed no wrongdoing.

The report, however, also raises concerns about university policies and whether MIT should have been more actively involved.

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