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Internet pioneer, Grateful Dead songwriter John Perry Barlow dies at 70

Barlow was a founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead.        

A tribute to John Perry Barlow

3 weeks agoArts : Prospero

HIS rough features resembled the hard Wyoming land from where he came. Sandpaper skin, deep gorges across his forehead and wrinkles alongside the temples like cracked, dry earth. A craggy, stubborn nose. But gentle eyes, narrow as if formed by squinting into the sun over years.

How 3 Digital Activists Remember John Perry Barlow

4 weeks agoTechnology : Time: Tech

The late digital-rights pioneer is memorialized by Tim Berners-Lee, Birgitta Jónsdóttir and Cindy Cohn

202. Uber hearings, Davos, CLOUD Act, and John Perry Barlow

last monthNews : Reason

Cyberlaw Podcast alumnus Marten Mickos was called before the Senate Commerce Committee to testify about HackerOne's bug bounty program. But the unhappy star of the hearings was Uber, which was heavily criticized for having paid out a large bonus under cloudy circumstances. Show More Summary

The Internet Archive's John Perry Barlow collection

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's been less than a week since the death of EFF co-founder, cowboy poet, Grateful Dead lyricist and Mayor of the Internet John Perry Barlow died, and he's already sorely missed. But Barlow was an open access advocate before that was a thing, and the archive of his work at the Internet Archive is full of what Bruce Sterling calls "a lot of weird, flaky, broke-the-mold stuff."

Acting Like a Grown-Up

The Sovereign Professional on John Perry Barlow's 25 Principles of Adult Behavior.

Remembering John Perry Barlow, Grateful Dead Lyricist, Tech Futurist

It's inadequate to call John Perry Barlow a product of the 1960's since he did so much to help shape it and the decades that followed. If being a lyricist for the Grateful Dead weren't enough, his "Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace", published 22 years ago this week, and...

The Incomplete Vision of John Perry Barlow

It was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, of all places, where John Perry Barlow wrote “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” in 1996. That might have been an odd place for a poet and former Grateful Dead lyricist...Show More Summary

Former Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow dead at 70

John Perry Barlow, an internet activist and lyricist for the Grateful Dead, has died. He was 70. The digital-rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation said Barlow died early Wednesday in his sleep at home in San Francisco. The cause of death was not immediately known. Barlow co-founded the EFF...

Mike Godwin Remembers John Perry Barlow

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Earlier today we posted Mike Masnick's post about the passing of John Perry Barlow, but Mike Godwin, who was EFF's first lawyer among other things, sent over his memories of Barlow as well, which are well worth reading. It’s the nature...Show More Summary

John Perry Barlow, EFF Co-Founder And Author Of 1996 Cyberspace Manifesto, Dies At 70

John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and author of the 1996 manifesto, "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace," has died. He was 70 years old. More »      

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/8/2018

Today's Water Cooler: Oprah, 2018, @USofCare, ranked choice voting, employment, lithium, Mr. Market, net neutrality, IoT, John Perry Barlow

End Of An Era: Saying Goodbye To John Perry Barlow

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

I was in a meeting yesterday, when the person I was meeting with mentioned that John Perry Barlow had died. While he had been sick for a while, and there had been warnings that the end might be near, it's still somewhat devastating to hear that he is gone. Show More Summary

bell hooks and John Perry Barlow talk “prana in cyberspace”

A 1995 conversation between digital activist and lyricist John Perry Barlow — who died on February 7, 2018 — and social theorist bell hooks. The post bell hooks and John Perry Barlow talk “prana in cyberspace” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

A list of 25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow

last monthHumor / odd :

Silicon Valley visionary John Perry Barlow died last night at the age of 70. When he was 30, the EFF founder (and sometime Grateful Dead lyricist) drew up a list of what he called Principles of Adult Behavior. They are: 1. Be patient. Show More Summary

John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow understood what the Internet was, what it could be, and what it must be before most of us did. He passed away yesterday and the Internet filled with remembrances. Here are some of the best that I read: Cory Doctorow on BoingBoing Steven Levy on Wired Cindy Cohn at EFF Rest In […]

Grateful Dead Lyricist And Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dies

last monthNews : Huffington Post

"The world lost a true hero today, a Renaissance man who was a relentless warrior for our freedom."

John Perry Barlow (1947-2018), Grateful Dead Lyricist, Internet Pioneer and Co-Founder of the EFF

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

John Perry Barlow, the prolific Grateful Dead lyricist who collaborated with Bob Weir from 1971-1995, visionary internet pioneer, political activist, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and author of many thoughtful essays including the widely read “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace“, sadly passed away in his sleep on February 6, 2018 at the...

Who Is John Perry Barlow? Internet Advocate and Grateful Dead Lyricist Passes Away at 70

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Barlow was the man behind some of the Grateful Dead's hits, but he earned recognition thanks to his fight for open internet rights.

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