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John Barlow Quotes

Something like this (Digital Universe) is a vision of the future that will probably come to pass, but it won't be implemented like this because their vision is too comprehensive. They want to cover everything, which is generally a bad way to go.
John Barlow

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
John Barlow

The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it.
John Barlow

You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
John Barlow

[Tapers, as I've said, I love you. Your cause is righteous. There is nothing wrong with offering audiophiles music in dense, memory-heavy formats that sound great when pumped through awesome speakers. But I implore you to make an effort to distribute your recordings in a medium of lesser fidelity, as well.] I think that if there's something you like, ... that you think ought to be there in a hundred years, deserves being part of the human heritage, you almost have a moral responsibility to see that it gets digitized and put in as many places as possible.
John Barlow
#I Love You