Inspirational Friends I admire: John Perry Barlow

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Barlow is one of my closest friends who I have a lot of respect for. He is the founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. In this post, I would like to highlight a quote from a recent Wired article on the 20th anniversary of Barlow’s the “Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace:”

“It depends on the physical world and can’t exist without it, but to a fairly large extent, it’s another thing, unprecedented in world history:  [Cyberspace is] an environment where people across the planet could come together and have a sense of political constituency.”

Friends like Barlow inspire me to fight the good fight with the ERA. How has the Internet shaped your view of the world and opened boundaries for you?

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One thought on “Inspirational Friends I admire: John Perry Barlow

  1. Cyberspace is the place I can connect with friends in far away lands, and they can communicate with my loved ones. Cyberspace is the place where educated discussions exist with valid references and well thought out ideas converge. Cyberspace is the place I find the world’s beauty and tragedy.

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