File a free public records request in memory of Aaron Swartz


Written by Michael Morisy
Transparency can be a powerful thing, but not in isolation. So, let’s stop passing the buck by saying our job is just to get the data out there and it’s other people’s job to figure out how to use it. Let’s decide that our job is to fight for good in the world. — Aaron Swartz

Today, in memory of Internet pioneer and transparency activist Aaron Swartz, MuckRock will help publicly file your requests free of charge: Pick an agency, a topic, and if you have a memory of Aaron, please include that. Questions? Email

Read Aaron’s public records requests here.

Thank you for all your submissions.

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