Through the EFF, Barlow championed net neutrality and an open internet, often suing the federal government over its handling of online information and privacy matters.
Barlow was dubbed as a visionary internet pioneer for promoting press freedom.
The organisation announced Barlow, a Wyoming native, died in his sleep on Wednesday morning. Your vast and varied contributions to the world-both to the legacy of the Grateful Dead and to our society at large-will be remembered.
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EFF executive director Cindy Cohn credited Barlow's vision and leadership with helping major parts of the internet to exist and thrive. He always perceived the Internet as a fundamental place for freedom, where voices long-silenced can find their audience, and people can connect with others regardless of the physical distance, ' the organization's statement read. He was never not kind, he was amusing and warmly human.
Following the passage of the 1996 Telecommunications Reform Act-which would allow any communications business to compete in any market against one another- Barlow wrote a manifesto known as "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace".
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He said no USA personnel or coalition members had been wounded, although one SDF fighter was injured in the confrontation. Those pro-regime vehicles and personnel who retreated across the river were not targeted, the official added.
Cohn said Barlow once stated, "New technology could create and empower evil as much as it could create and empower good". The article is regarded as highly influential on the ethos of the internet and Barlow stood by his words two decades on, despite accusations of naivety and the creeping encroachment of governments into the digital sphere.
Outside of his activism, Barlow was good friends with Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir. He was also part of one of the board meeting with whistleblower Edward Snowden to investigate reporter Glenn Greenwald.
More recently, Barlow became known for his Principles of Adult Behavior, penned in 1977 but circulated on Reddit and elsewhere for years.
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Barlow is survived by his three daughters, namely Leah Justine, Anna Winter, and Amelia Rose Barlow.