Isole Ultra Liberali (Ultra Liberalist Islands)

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Internet News, Tecniche Nuove, Milano, Italy, p.54–58 (2000)


Very different phenomena share the aim of creating islands as independent as possible from the laws that govern offline reality and also dominant online norms. Two special cases are Sealand and MojoNation. The first is a microstate in international waters, East coast of England. Although it is not officially recognized by the international community, enjoys a certain autonomy. MojoNation is a file-sharing system technically unassailable It has the particularity of mediating all trade with its own currency, the Mojo. The result? Perhaps the birth of a new parallel economy.