A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace
John Perry Barlow Davos 1996
„The Economy of Ideas“ written by John Perry Barlow (read more)
Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone. You are not welcome among us. You have no sovereignty where we gather.
We have no elected government, nor are we likely to have one, so I address you with no greater authority than that with which liberty itself always speaks. Read the full text here
„It is error alone which needs the support
of government.Truth can stand by itself“.
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia
— John Perry Barlow (@JPBarlow) July 1, 2013