Tuesday, January 09, 2007

This is only of interest to ion

Sealand is for sale by a Spanish real estate agent.
Price: 750,000,000.00 Euros.


Anonymous ion said...

I was going to do an an obituary on that, as a matter of fact. A great story, with a sad end. It was devastated by a fire not long ago, and the cost to repair is too much for a small, idealistic nation.

There are many micronations, but this was one of the few that tried to make a diffence. Its internet hosting service offered through Haven co. Regulating under Sealand jurisdiction, it offered a global alternative to free speech and copyright issues, as it had no regulations regarding patents or political speech. The only thing clearly banned was child pornography and spam. A voice to dissidents of Nepal and german copyfighters alike, all while being indirectly protected by the surrounding kingdom of Britain.

6:16 pm  
Blogger Susanne said...

I say, it's pretty expensive for a wee piece of trash jewellery ... Oh, right. The image is not 1:1.

6:55 pm  
Anonymous børvis said...

you're wrong; it is 1:1

4:33 pm  
Blogger Mikkel said...

Wow. I guess when they say it's a small country they're not kidding.

5:00 pm  
Anonymous ion said...

1:1 it is. It's a micronation after all.

6:36 pm  

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