Archiv: suicides


08.05.2022 - 15:31 [ Techdirt ]

Why Did The Secret Service Take Over Aaron Swartz’s Case Two Days Before He Was Arrested

(14.01.2013)

The same filing shows that MIT allowed all of this to happen despite no warrant, court order, or subpoena — just handing over all sorts of info.

08.05.2022 - 15:26 [ CNN ]

How Aaron Swartz helped build the Internet

(15.01.2013)

„Aaron was an embodiment of the Web, and a contributor to many of the aspects that made it great,“ said Matt Mullenweg, who founded the blogging platform WordPress, in a statement. „When I was young and getting into technology Aaron was even younger and literally setting the standards for the Web with contributions to RSS 1.0 and Creative Commons. He inspired a generation to share online, to move to (San Francisco), to not be afraid to start things, and to break down barriers.“
Swartz died Friday of an apparent suicide in his apartment in Brooklyn, New York. He was 26.

08.05.2022 - 15:12 [ Harvard Magazine ]

RSS Creator Aaron Swartz Dead at 26

(14.01.2013)

Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old computer genius, activist, and technology innovator known as a hero of the open-access movement—which promotes use of the Internet to provide free and easy access to the world’s knowledge—committed suicide last Friday in New York City, according to authorities and various media outlets. He was a Safra fellow studying ethics at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society in July 2011 when a federal grand jury indicted him on charges of gaining illegal access to JSTOR, a subscription-only service for distributing scientific and literary journals, and downloading five million articles and documents—nearly the entire library, according to Insidehighered.com.

10.07.2021 - 17:22 [ UK Medical Freedom / Twitter ]

25 under-18s in England died from the CV19 between 3/20 and 2/21, or 1 in 481,000. In the same period, 124 children died from suicide and 268 died from trauma due to pandemic response. Lockdown “may prove a greater risk than… SARS-CoV-2 itself”

(09.07.2021)

11.07.2020 - 16:28 [ Fox News ]

Army’s ‚Captain America‘ dies by suicide after nearly a dozen combat tours

Marckesano’s suicide was the 30th from this battalion. He is one of the 20 combat veterans taking their lives each day —

20.06.2020 - 08:41 [ LA Times ]

Family says Malcolm Harsch, Black man found hanging from tree, died by apparent suicide

As the investigation into the May 31 death of Harsch continued, detectives obtained surveillance video from a vacant building near where his body was discovered. The video confirmed the absence of foul play, authorities said.

Detectives also met with Harsch’s family members. The evidence from the case, including the surveillance video, was shown to the relatives per their request.

27.04.2020 - 00:26 [ i24NEWS ]

Gov’t should reopen Jerusalem market ‚immediately,‘ deputy mayor tells i24NEWS

„There are people there who have been at the market for 50, 60 years, since the beginning of the State, have no other way of making a living, their income is completely frozen.“

11.10.2018 - 00:19 [ Zero Hedge ]

Goldman CEO’s Former Assistant Commits Suicide After Confessing To $1.2 Million Wine Theft

De-Meyer eventually decided to use the alias Mark Miller to sell bottles to a North Carolina-based wine dealer. After discovering the theft in November 2016, Solomon confronted De Meyer, who quickly confessed and promised to pay Solomon back. However, he soon fled the country and over the following 14 months traveled to Rome, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires before returning to the US, where he was arrested earlier this year after landing at LAX. He spent the next two months in federal custody before his mother pledged her home to put up his $1 million cash bond.

09.06.2018 - 18:28 [ Reuters ]

Euro partners warn new Italy government against ’suicide mission‘

(24.5.2018) Italy’s partners in the euro lined up in Brussels on Thursday to urge the new government in Rome to stick to EU budget rules or risk following Greece into financial calamity that would hurt the whole of Europe.

28.03.2018 - 09:10 [ Insider Monkey ]

17 Cities with the Highest Suicide Rate Per Capita in 2018

On the more bright side, one of the least suicidal countries is surprisingly (or not) Saudi Arabia, followed by Syria and Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, and Jamaica, as the data from 2012 suggests. But, more interestingly, countries that are marked as the “happiest countries” in the world are showing a high rate of suicides. Such as the example of Switzerland where around 1,000 suicides are committed annually. There are also the Nordic countries like Finland or Denmark which also show a high percentage of suicides.