The Seasteading Institute December 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, It was merely one decade ago that Patri Friedman began to toy with the idea of seasteading. He imagined futuristic governments competing for citizens, who would use the fluidity of the ocean to sail  Continue Reading »

Vote Seasteading – The Seasteading Institute November 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute, With the U.S. election just two days away, I wish to offer a prediction and a personal anecdote, in preparation for the inevitable sound and fury coming in Tuesday’s wake. I predict, no matter  Continue Reading »

Charter the Seasteader I, 230 foot seaworthy ship

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The Institute has acquired The Seasteader I, a seaworthy, 230-foot ship from a generous donor. We are actively pursuing preliminary proposals to charter the ship. As a non-profit, we are able to offer this vessel at substantially below market rates to  Continue Reading »

Limiting Seastead Visitor’s Power to Sue Within the United States

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This penultimate blog post is part of an ongoing series (see part 1 and part 2 and part 3) examining how a seastead might limit the risk of being sued in the court system of the United States. Robert Mongole is a Juris  Continue Reading »

Seasteading Conference Covered by MarineLink.com

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The seasteading movement continues to receive recognition within the maritime industry as a potential disruptor of ocean-based business, with the latest news coverage of our conference coming from MarineLink.com. The publication of the article comes in the wake of another  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute June 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, Those of us who attended The Seasteading Conference 2012 can practically taste the refreshing salty air that will one day surround our homes. The convergence of experts, ideas, and perspectives that took place in  Continue Reading »

Maritime Executive Reports on the Seasteading Conference 2012

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Reverberations from the Seasteading Conference 2012 are already making a clear impact. The Maritime Executive, a leading industry magazine, recently published a story on the event and coming “Blue-Tech Revolution,” led by groups like The Seasteading Institute. We think this signals  Continue Reading »

Defining Forum and Venue in the American Court System

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This blog post is part of an ongoing series examining how a seastead might limit being sued in the court system of the United States of America. I am Robert Mongole, a Juris Doctor and Doctor of Civil Law candidate at  Continue Reading »

Leading Economics Journal Kyklos Publishes Friedman and Taylor Seasteading Paper

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This post was written by Research Associate Brad Taylor for our May Newsletter Seasteading is a bold proposal based on original, subtle, and often misunderstood political-economic ideas. These ideas need to be continually refined, and engaging the academic community is  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute May 2012 Newsletter

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The Seasteading Institute May 2012 Newsletter Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute,This is the last email I am sending as President of the Institute. While I very much appreciate the good fortune to have had a leading role here, I  Continue Reading »