How many trees does it take to print out the entire Internet? Some environmentalists really, really don't want to find out.
They're protesting plans by artist Kenneth Goldsmith to print out the entire Internet in honor of programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz -- and then display the results in a giant rented art space in Mexico City.
"I didn't know him at all, but like millions of others, I was touched by his work and life," Goldsmith tells Crave of Swartz, who committed suicide early this year, at 26. Swartz had faced $4 million in fines and 50 years in prison for his alleged role in making MIT academic journal articles and Jstor, an archive of scientific journals and academic papers, public. … Read more