Moving on still
- I think they would have to "buy" such land from the Government of the
Country of Oceanus and they would probably not be able to do so with
substance. Then Oceanus would probably not O.K. them making their "land"
into a new country...
Granted the Laws of Nations is not my strong area of study!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thrust" <thrust@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 7:58 AM
Subject: Re: [tips_and_tricks] Moving on
> Couldn't anyone just open up a 'virtual' country without going to
> expense to actually build it? Why not just claim a few acres at the bottom
> of the sea, have a mailing address, say in The Bahamas, and have an office
> somewhere in virtual space on the internet, that sells passports and
> driver's licenses? Why make freedom so hard on ourselves?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Kiley" <tjk9161@...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 11:45 AM
> Subject: [tips_and_tricks] Moving on
> > The government of the Country of Oceanus was formed in 1972 by a group
> > people who wanted to protect the oceans of the world, so they claimed
> > the unclaimed "land" under the sea as their country. They have a
> > (still?) if I'm not mistaken. A google search could bring up something.