If you haven't done so already, today is a good day to reflect upon the life of Aaron Swartz.
If you haven't heard of him or need background, you can always start with his Wikipedia page.
After that, I'd recommend reading the words of Cory Doctorow, Lawrence Lessig, and Glenn Greenwald.
Finally, it's worth reading the family's statement.
I am finding it disturbing that this is my second post involving government prosecution this year. (Here was the first.) This seems like it may be an important ongoing concern, although given the setting, a topic for another day.