New Legal Paper Released: Building the Platform: Challenges, Solutions, and Decisions in Seasteading Law

August 17, 2011 by

Building on the concepts set out in Dario Mutabdzija and Max Borders’ first legal strategy paper, the authors offer this second paper, "Building the Platform: Challenges, Solutions, and Decisions in Seasteading Law" as a more practical guide to seasteading legal issues. Continue reading

Business paper published + setting sail on a new adventure

August 12, 2011 by

Greetings Seasteaders! Max Borders and I have finished crafting our analysis of the seasteading business environment, "Seasteading Business: Context Opportunity and Challenge". Check it out. Whether you’re interested in becoming a seasteading entrepreneur, investor, or perhaps just curious about what opportunities this novel industry has to offer — we think you’ll find it interesting. Continue reading

Just released, The Seasteading Institute’s first legal research paper.

July 18, 2011 by

I am very excited to share The Seasteading Institute’s first legal research paper, Charting the Course: Toward a Seasteading Legal Strategy (one of a two paper series). The primary objective of these legal papers is to assist with the formation of a legal strategy that will be useful to seasteaders around the world. What does this mean from a practical standpoint? Continue reading

Seasteading Public Choice Paper

December 28, 2010 by

Patri Friedman and Brad Taylor have published an academic paper making the case for seasteading from a public choice perspective. Patri presented a working version of it via video to the Australasian Public Choice Conference held in New Zealand.

The paper can be read here. Feedback is much appreciated!

Here’s the abstract:

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Governing Seasteads: An Outline of the Options – by Brad Taylor

November 9, 2010 by

TSI has published its first research paper on seastead governance. Written by economics intern and Thousand Nations author Brad Taylor, the paper covers a range of topics from policy models to structures of governance. From the paper’s introduction:

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