It is no exaggeration to say that major parts of the Internet we all know and love today exist and thrive because of Barlow’s vision and leadership. He always saw the Internet as a fundamental place of freedom, where voices long silenced can find an audience and people can connect with others regardless of physical distance.
A true giant of a man. I got to meet him twice; the second time in a Fry's in San Jose, CA. Hubski, hell most of the Internet for that matter, would not exist in its current form without him.