Why log data is the real story behind the Tesla/NY Times dust up

When you think of “Big data,” you rarely think of log data. It just doesn’t have much sex appeal: It’s what IT uses to monitor applications, compliance, and security. But we got a reminder this week that log data truly is valuable big data.

Aaron Swartz

Programmer accused of stealing 4 million documents in MIT hack

A 24-year-old programmer and online political activist could face up to 35 years in prison and a $1 million fine after being indicted on charges that he stole more than four million documents from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and JSTOR, a nonprofit archive of scientific journals and academic papers.