Barlow was a founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead.
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.
The late digital-rights pioneer is memorialized by Tim Berners-Lee, Birgitta Jónsdóttir and Cindy Cohn
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
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."
The Sovereign Professional on John Perry Barlow's 25 Principles of Adult Behavior.
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...
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
He collaborated with Bob Weir and co-founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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...
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, 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 »
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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
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.
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 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 […]
"The world lost a true hero today, a Renaissance man who was a relentless warrior for our freedom."
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...
Barlow was the man behind some of the Grateful Dead's hits, but he earned recognition thanks to his fight for open internet rights.