FBI Secretly Collected Data on Aaron Swartz Earlier Than We Thought—in a Case Involving Al Qaeda

Aaron Swartz on One Web Day, at the Berkman Klein Center For Internet & Society on September 22, 2006. Photo: Doc Searls/CC BY 2.0 Nearly two years before the U.S. government’s first known inquiry into the activities of Reddit co-founder and famed digital activist Aaron Swartz, the FBI swept up his email data in a counterterrorism investigation that also ensnared students at an American university, according to a once-secret document first published by Gizmodo.

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