U.S. Attorney’s Office Issues Statement Defending Prosecution of Aaron Swartz

"I must, however, make clear that this office’s conduct was appropriate in bringing and handling this case."

Following intense outcry and mounting pressure for her resignation in the wake of the suicide of hacker activist Aaron Swartz, Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has penned a statement, issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, defending her actions in Mr. Swartz’s prosecution.
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