1947- Lyricist for the Grateful Dead from 1971 to 1995.

He co-founded (with Mitch Kapor of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). He has been contributing editor of numerous publications including Communications of the ACM, Microtimes, and Mondo 2000, also wrote for WIRED. Commentator and consultant on computer security, virtual reality, digitized intellectual property, and the social and legal conditions arising in the global network of connected digital devices. Wrote: A Cyberspace Independence Declaration

Songs he wrote include:

Sources: http://www.eff.org/~barlow/ http://members.aye.net/~hippie/barlow/johnpbar.htm Last Updated 03.24.02

Originator of the phrase: "We are transitioning from an economy of nouns to one of verbs. An economy that emphasizes the wine, not the bottle."

This is a favourite of Jim Griffin, as in his testimony to the United States Senate at


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