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Aaron Swartz Indicted in Attempted Piracy of Four Million Documents 174

An anonymous reader writes "New York Times has reported that Internet activist Aaron Swartz has been indicted for stealing more than 4 million documents from JSTOR." The indictment contains an exciting tale featuring trespassing, MAC address forgery, a Python script or two, and even computers hidden under a cardboard box. El Reg has a decent summary. Demand Progress has released an official response claiming the charges are trumped up nonsense.
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Aaron Swartz Indicted in Attempted Piracy of Four Million Documents

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