May 21, 2022

Internet Pioneer and Electronic Frontier Foundation Co-Founder John Perry Barlow Has Died

From The Verge:

Internet pioneer John Perry Barlow died this morning, according to a statement made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Barlow co founded EFF in 1990 with John Gilmore and Mitch Kapor, and was one of the founders of the Freedom of the Press Foundation in 2012. Barlow is best known for his writings on the emerging philosophy of the internet during the 90s, particularly 1996’s “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace.” He is survived by three daughters.

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See Also: Statement from the EFF

See Also: Blog Post by Dan Whaley, Founder and CEO of Hypothesis (where JPB was a Founding Board Member)

See Also: Remembering John Perry Barlow, Co-founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation and Internet Pioneer. 1947-2018

“Everyone Talking to Everyone” with John Perry Barlow

Reflecting an Internet Decade with John Perry Barlow

The Right to Knowx – John Perry Barlow @ TEDxMarin

Love Forgives Everything – John Perry Barlow @ TEDxSantaCruz

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