John Perry Barlow - Videos
John Perry Barlow speaking about the Burning Man Festival, evolution, bureaucracy, internet, anarchist constitution, governance of cyberspace, the politics of data, architectural choices, openess, and censorship at Twit, Triangulation. Episode 24. Moderated by Leo Laporte and Tom Merritt. September 14, 2011
John Perry Barlow, co-founder and board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation speaking about governing the ungovernable, practical anarchy, condition of cyberspace, constitutional anarchy and training for a revolution at an Burning Man! EFF Speakeasy event. Burning Man Festival. Camp Above the Limit. August 31, 2011
John Perry Barlow, co-founder and boardmember of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Mike Butcher, Europe editor, Tech Crunch speaking about freedom of the Web and public safety, censorship, riots, protest and revolution, the role of social media, authority and communication control. AlJazeeraEnglish. The Stream. Season 1 Episode 74, August 18, 2011
John Perry Barlow and Jérémie Zimmermann discussing the concept of free speech, intellectual property and the culture economy in the digital age at the censorship meeting of governments and industries entitled: La Quadrature du Net eG8. May 24th 2011
John Perry Barlow speaking about transparency, information and the right to know at TEDxMarin, an independently organized TED event in Marin County, Northern California on May 12, 2011
John Perry Barlow talking about the EFF, the state of freedom on the internet, and whether the Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace is too utopian. twit.tv, Hosts:Leo Laporte and Tom Merritt
John Perry Barlow, EFF co-founder, futurist, and former Grateful Dead lyricist giving a keynote talk at Personal Democracy Forum PdF 2010, arguing that the internet was making large systems like the USA ungovernable and predicting the renaissance of the city-state.
John Perry Barlow, cognitive dissident, writer, thinker and lyricist speaking about enantiodromia, the tendency of superabundance to produce its opposite,the most important invention since the invention of fire: the internet and the power of the internet to overcome the dogma of monotheism. TedxHamburg, am independently organized event. Hamburg, Germany
John Perry Barlow speaking about the landscape of ideas, emerging countries, and the knowledge society in a TEDxSudeste speech entitled A Message for Brazil / Um recado para o Brasil, Rio de Janeiro. May 17, 2010
João Amorim, Daniel Pinchbeck, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Tiokasin Ghosthorse and John Perry Barlow speaking at the Greenfest SF April 10th 2010 about Conscious Evolution to Practical Solutions.
The Internet does not simply disseminate pop culture, it IS pop culture. Barlow defends the right of access to information, and argues against censorship of the Internet. He describes this as a war between monotheism and pantheism.
John Perry Barlow, former lyricist of the Grateful Dead and founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, speaking about the Internet, file sharing, free speech and property rights at Norwegian think tank Civitas on April 24, 2009.
Juliette Powell, John Perry Barlow and Paul Krugman talk about the social media landscape in 2009. From commercial brands to big business, all eyes are on Facebook, Twitter, and the digital generations.
Barlow speaks on the long and complex relationships between electronic media and politics starting from the impact of television on the election of 1960 to the impact of the Internet on the 2008 Election. He contrasts the sense of immediacy and connectedness engendered in the electorate by electronic media, with the persistent insufficiencies of electronic means for governing this electorate. This lecture series is sponsored by the Internet Society - NY Chapter, Free Culture @ NYU, Women in Computing (winc), and the Association for Computing Machinery NYU Chapter.
This piece revolves around an audience member asking "Can you see anything that will save the music industry?" to which Andy Gadiel gives an answer that shows his passion for art, music and musicians. The audience's appreciation is stands with Andy as some members of the panel leave him to his point of view and the answer that follows.
Barlow describes then current lawsuits underway of interest to the EFF. Barlow distinguishes the qualititative difference between the consumption of music and movies as shared files, and as 'experiences' such as live shows going to a movie.
Barlow expands on Vonnegut's idea for a "Cabinet Secretary of the Future" that would watch over current policy and make sure it wouldn't have adverse effects on future generations. Barlow looks at the insufficiencies of contemporary American government to deal with the economic, cultural, and climate changes afoot , and the media's role in conjuring an environment of general fear in the populace which impedes rational grappling with these issues. "Government by a hallucinating mob"
John Perry Barlow delivering the Opening Ceremony and Keynote Opening event of the 23rd Chaos Communication Congress. Berlin, Germany. December 27, 2006
John Perry Barlow talks about his 1994 article from Wired magazine, "The Economy of Ideas", about intellectual property in the digital age, and freedom of information. In this lecture (audio only, with photo montage), Barlow addresses the unintentional influence of his article, and the changes in technology and legislation in the ten years that followed its publication.
Elucidating the reactionary threat to the emancipatory potential of the Internet. Barlow revisits an interview with Guy Garcia and reflects on how his opinions may have changed. He discusses concerns about the prevalence of sexual content on the Internet. Barlow only appears at about 4:30.
Barlow discusses alternatives to the notion of intellectual property, the notion and prospects of the long tail market, and the post-scarcity value of intellectual work.