It’s been 20 years since John Perry Barlow declared cyberspace independence
John Perry Barlow stands by his Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, the libertarian idea that lit up the Internet on this day in 1996.
Love Forgives Everything | John Perry Barlow | TEDxSantaCruz
This TEDxSantaCruz talk is one of 16 surrounding our theme of "Open" at the second full-day TEDxSantaCruz event held September 15, 2012 at the Cabrillo Colle...
Grateful Dead’s John Perry Barlow: Hacktivism unites diverse ideologies
If there is a battle over the future shape of the internet – and society as a whole – then hacktivist groups such as Anonymous and Lulzsec, Wikileaks and the file-sharing site Megaupload.com are among the frontline battalions. While the individual incidents and clashes involving these groups may seem disparate and unconnected, those at the […]
John Perry Barlow Talks Acid, Cyber-Independence and his Friendship with JFK Jr.
Just who is this mythic figure known as John Perry Barlow? Wikipedia does a good job of setting the table: American poet and essayist, retired Wyoming cattle rancher, cyberlibertarian, aisle-straddling political activist. He is also a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead and a founding member of th...