Thomson ReutersJanuary 20, 2013 01:45
* Swartz described as scared, frustrated and weary
* Employer calls federal case "an abuse of state power"
* Prosecutor said she had offered Swartz a plea deal
By Jonathan Allen
NEW YORK, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Supporters of Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet activist who committed suicide last week, gathered in New York to remember the computer prodigy on Saturday, with some calling for changes in the criminal justice system they blame for his death.