John Perry Barlow

1 Quotation from John Perry Barlow

meat world n. 1995 J. P. Barlow Foreword in Official PGP User’s Guide x Any government that can automatically generate an intimate profile of every one of its citizens is a government endowed with a potential for absolute power that will eventually, to use Lord Acton’s phrase, corrupt absolutely. Few civil liberties are likely to survive such capacities in the hands of the increasingly panicky authoritarians who run the embattled old bureaucracies of the Meat World.