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'A Hugely Important Internet Voice' Has Gone Away

Kevin Smith

The death of Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz has prompted an outpouring of tributes on Twitter and the web.

Here is some of what people are saying this morning:

"Be curious. Read widely. Try new things. I think a lot of what people call intelligence just boils down to curiosity."RIP Aaron Swartz

— Stephen Quinn (@CaddyQuinn) January 12, 2013

Whaaa??! "Aaron Swartz Commits Suicide"rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/sl…

— Christopher Schaefer (@ChrisSchaef) January 12, 2013

Sad to hear about Aaron Swartz. RIP

— Travis Berry (@travisberry) January 12, 2013

A hugely important internet voice. RIP.zdnet.com/hacker-activis…

— Jonathan Hendler (@hendler) January 12, 2013

Sad to hear of the passing of Aaron Swatrz boingboing.net/2013/01/12/rip… aaronsw.com @aaronsw Too soon too soon

— Paul Jones (@smalljones) January 12, 2013

Legit had never heard of Aaron Swartz before today, now see that I should have. Sad story, condolences to his friends.

— Brian Papa (@bpapa) January 12, 2013

Only the good die young. thanks fir everything Aaron Swartz. Internet will never forget you. Peace, little star boingboing.net/2013/01/12/rip…

— Om Malik (@om) January 12, 2013

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