The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Director Brian Knappenberger discusses his documentary “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz.” The film is about Internet prodigy Aaron Swartz, who co-founded Reddit, co-created RSS, and was an activist for free access to digital information before he committed suicide, at the age of 26, after a two year fight with the Federal government, which arrested him for hacking. “The Internet’s Own Boy: the story of Aaron Swartz” opens at the IFC Center June 27, and is also available on demand.