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...