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Re: <nettime> The probable end of Sealand
syk0 on Tue, 27 Jun 2006 20:38:38 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> The probable end of Sealand


What is your axe to grind with these people?

An airconditioner failed and a generator fire started.  I know people who 
have servers there and they are not in London.

On Sun, 25 Jun 2006, Patrice Riemens wrote:

> "Sealand", a former gun platform on the North Sea just of the West coast
> of England, featured prominently in fantasies about independent
> micro-states (complete with passports and postage stamps). Somewhere in
> the mid-nineties there was an attempt to recycle it as 'data haven',
> Cryptonomicon style, but that floundered on the vagaries of Roy Bates,
> Sealand's self-styled 'king'. It seems now to have reached the end of its
> useless existence...
 <...>


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