Declaration Project

A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace (1996)

Editor’s Note: This declaration was crafted by John Perry Barlow, a founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an international nonprofit that focuses on fair use of digital rights. It was issued as a paper, and was widely released online on February 8, 1996. In many respects the declaration is a response to (and against) the U.S. Telecommunications […]