It has been reported that John Perry Barlow has died. Barlow was a writer, a political activist, and someone who was o what is John Perry Barlow net worth in 2018? What are John Perry Barlow’s salary/earnings? Read on…Image Credit: Mohamed Nanabhay
John Perry Barlow was best known for his work with the Grateful Dead, but he was also instrumental in the creation of the Internet EFF center, which focused on freedom for the internet and information.
Barlow began his career after graduating from college and traveling the world. He spent some time dealing drugs, but then he decided to get into writing. In addition to drug dealing, Barlow was a farmer and ranch hand.
At the same time, he found himself working with the Grateful Dead, whose musicians he knew from school. Barlow worked for many years with Grateful Dead, and then got his own solo record. He continued to work with some of the members of Grateful Dead, and he did some other music work on the side.
He later left the music industry and got involved with the internet. In fact, in the co-founded the EFF, which worked to ensure privacy and security of information on the internet. He also mixed his work on the Internet with his interest in civil liberties. He wrote a significant amount about libertarianism.
Barlow was on the EFF’s board until he died, and he also helped found the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which worked with people like Edward Snowden.
At the time of the Grateful Dead, bands were not as successful monetarily as they are now. In fact, earnings were small, and a very small portion of those earnings went to people like Barlow, who was a lyracist. Barlow later earned more from his writing and other work. In all, we estimate John Perry Barlow net worth in 2018 at $2 million.