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[–]icebong[S] 2 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

Yes it did. Aaron Swartz(1986-2013), co-founder of Reddit who stood for free speech. Do not let Reddit erase him. They killed him in the end.

[–]socks 3 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 3 fun -  (0 children)

I agree he was killed. I'm still upset about it. He also made significant contributions to public access to information, which is possibly what got him killed. As for free speech, while he was briefly part of Reddit, I agree that he had that interest (as noted in his complaints about Condé Nast), but his interests were not necessarily shared with Steve and Alexis, or especially Condé Nast after their first year (hence Aaron was fired in Jan 2007).