|The internet activist Aaron Swartz, seen here in January 2009, has died at the age of 26. Photograph: Michael Francis Mcelroy/AP photo grabbed from the Guardian Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/12/aaron-swartz-heroism-suicide1|
On Friday, he took his own life.
In tribute to Aaron, academics worldwide are now posting paywall-controlled articles online for free through Twitter with the hashtag #pdftribute (https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=%23pdftribute&src=hash).
Article/commentary on the situation: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/12/aaron-swartz-heroism-suicide1
Full list of pdfs tweeted so far: http://pdftribute.net/
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