Jack Schofield: John Perry Barlow Obituary

John Perry Barlow obituary Cattle rancher, lyricist for the Grateful Dead and internet pioneer who became a digital rights activist John Perry Barlow, writer and activist, born 3 October 1947; died 6 February 2018.

John Perry Barlow: Electronic Frontier Foundation Calls for New [Congressional] Church Committee to Probe NSA Violations of Constitution, Law, and Regulation

Three Illusory “Investigations” of the NSA Spying Are Unable to Succeed By Mark M. Jaycox Since the revelations of confirmed National Security Agency spying in June, three different “investigations” have been announced. One by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), another by the Director of National Intelligence, Gen. James Clapper, and the third …

John Perry Barlow: Spies Without Borders I — How USA is Capturing Billions of Internet Accounts Around the World

Electronic Frontier Foundation Defending your rights in the digital world June 13, 2013 | By Katitza Rodriguez Spies Without Borders I Using Domestic Networks to Spy on the World This is the first article of our Spy Without Borders series. This article has been co-authored by Tamir Israel, Staff Lawyer at CIPPIC and Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director.  The Spy …

TED: John Perry Barlow on Collective Consciousness

TEDxMarin – John Perry Barlow – The Right to Know 16:56 Phi Beta Iota: This is classic Barlow, totally new fresh look, a moving and deeply engaging personal monologue on where we are, where we are going. “Thought is not a noun to be owned, it is a verb, an action.” “Copyright is the wrong …

John Perry Barlow: Why Spy?

Why Spy? John Perry Barlow Forbes, 10.07.02 If the spooks can’t analyze their own data, why call it intelligence? For more than a year now, there has been a deluge of stories and op-ed pieces about the failure of the American intelligence community to detect or prevent the September 11, 2001, massacre. Nearly all of …

1992 Barlow (US) Information Wants to Be Free

John Perry Barlow is known for being the lyricist for the Grateful Dead, and with Mitch Kapor, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).  Howard Rheingold made his acceptance of our invitation to speak conditional on our giving John Perry Barlow time to speak as well, and the rest is history.  He nailed it.

Pedophilia & Empire: Satan, Sodomy, & The Deep State – Chapter 18: Worlds Pedophilia Epicenter – UK Soccer Pedophhilia Epidemic

Pedophilia & Empire: Satan, Sodomy, & The Deep State [Click to Return to TOC] Joachim Hagopian Cover Credit: Nora Maccoby with permission http://www.noramaccoby.com/ DOC (21 Pages): Pedophilia & Empire Chapter 18 Worlds Pedophilia Epicenter – UK Soccer Pedophhilia Epidemic  

Michael Ostrolenk: Cyberlibertarians’ Digital Deletion of the Left

Cyberlibertarians’ Digital Deletion of the Left David Golumbia David Golumbia is an assistant professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of The Cultural Logic of Computation. Jacobin, 4 December 2013 Technological innovation does not inherently promote the Left’s goals. The digital revolution, we are told everywhere today, produces democracy. It gives “power to the …

Chuck Spinney: Has the Tide Turned Against Zionism? Pariah Status and Isolation Ahead for Zionist Isreal?

Inflection points in history are usually very difficult to see until well after they have occurred.  Jonathan Cook, one of the most astute observers of the Palestinian Question, argues that one may be at hand wrt to the Palestinian Question.  To me, this seems incredible, but we live in interesting times.  CS Pariah Status and …

John Robb: One Man Can Change the World…

Update on One Man vs. the World When I wrote Brave New War back in 2006, I made this aggressive projection on how rapid technological change would change warfare: The threshold necessary for small groups to conduct global warfare has finally been breached, and we are only starting to feel its effects.  Over time, in …