The Pressures of a Federal Prosecution
Quinn Norton was Aaron Swartz's girlfriend. She has written a harrowing piece about being a witness in the federal prosecution of Swartz, who was a co-founder of Reddit. Swartz hanged himself while under indictment for purportedly violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Norton's piece is an eye-opening account of the pressures witnesses face while under federal prosecution. Read it here in the Atlantic.