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RE: <nettime> Napster offshore?
Albert Keizer on 7 Mar 2001 21:58:49 -0000


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RE: <nettime> Napster offshore?


On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Felipe Rodriquez wrote:

> Felix,
> 
> > [Offshore data havens have long figured prominently in the dreams of
> > cypherpunks as a base of a truly unregulated financial system that could
> > evade the presumed evils of governments. Not much happened so far, partly
> > because there are issues of trust involved. Would you give your money to a
> > company that is truly unaccountable?
> 
> Havenco (the offshore datahaven in Sealand) is not a black hole run by
> people that are unaccountable; it is setup by a group of cypherpunks that
> are well known and respected. And if they are able to collect the
> necessary startup capital, then they will probably start offering their
> services soon.
> 

for a larger scope story on Havenco:
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/8.07/haven.html

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F. Jole
uit SmallZine 4febr 2001

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