JSTOR Releases Event Summary and Evidence in United States vs. Aaron Swartz


New York, NY – JSTOR announced today the release of a detailed summary of the events surrounding the downloading of articles by Aaron Swartz from the JSTOR digital library in 2010. Along with the summary, JSTOR has voluntarily released all of the evidence it provided under subpoena to the United States Attorney's Office in relation to the case.


JSTOR released its summary and documents today following the public release of MIT's report of its internal investigation to ensure the public has the most complete picture possible of what occurred and the evidence related to the case.


JSTOR's summary of events and documents are available here:




JSTOR ( is a digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 16,000 books, and 2 million primary source objects. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico.


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