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John Gilmore

The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.

John Gilmore is an American computer science innovator, Libertarian, Internet activist, and one of the founders of Electronic Frontier Foundation. He created the alt.* hierarchy in Usenet and is a major contributor to the GNU project.

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The Net treats censorship as a defect and routes around it.
  • How many of you have broken no laws this month?
    • As quoted in a speech to the First Conference on Computers, Freedom, and Privacy in 1991
  • When the X500 revolution comes, your name will be lined against the wall and shot.

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