John Perry Barlow (October 3, 1947-February 6, 2018) was an American poet and essayist and a cyberlibertarian political activist who had associated with both the Democratic and Republican parties. He was also a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead and a founding member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Freedom of the Press Foundation. Read the article below for more information.
Before Fame: He attended Wesleyan University.
John Perry Barlow Parents/Ethnicity/Religion
Born in Sublette County, Wyoming, he was the only child to Norman Barlow and Miriam Barlow Bailey. His paternal ancestors were Mormon pioneers.
John Perry Barlow Affair/Married
He married Elaine Parker Barlow in 1977, with whom he had three daughters: Amelia Rose, Anna Winter, and Leah Justine. Elaine and John separated in 1992 and officially divorced in 1995. Visit his twitter.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: John Perry Barlow
- Nicknames: John
- Birthday: October 3, 1947
- Death: February 6, 2018
- Age: 70 at the time of death
- Birthplace: Sublette County, Wyoming, US
- Education: Fountain Valley School, Wesleyan University
- Profession: Lyricist, Essayist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Libra
- Spouse/Wife: Elaine Parker Barlow
- Children: Three daughters.
- Net Worth: Not Available
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Chest Size: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He was Fellow Emeritus at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, where he had maintained an affiliation since 1998.
- His paternal ancestors were Mormon pioneers.
- In 1986, Barlow joined the WELL online community, then known for a strong Deadhead presence. He served on the company’s board of directors for several years.
- In 1990, Barlow founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) along with fellow digital-rights activists John Gilmore and Mitch Kapor.
The Internet is the most liberating tool for humanity ever invented, and also the best for surveillance. It’s not one or the other. It’s both.