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  • What brought the interest in seasteading on was reading Freedomnomics, and wondering just how hands off a government should be, and how one would construct a government to resist corruption as much as possible.

    SeaSteading, And Founding Your Own Nation « Tai-Chi Policy

  • Of course, seasteading is only necessary because there’s no established way to perform a leveraged buyout of a sovereign state.

    Seasteading « Isegoria

  • Sunday, March 15, 2009 posted by has highlighted the idea of seasteading before; essentially, it consists of building massive towers in neutral waters and, effectively, setting up a new state.

    The Devil's Kitchen

  • Friedman says the idea of seasteading has met a range of reactions.

  • At first I dismissed the idea of seasteading, of colonizing the seas to establish new nations in them.


  • He sees floating cities (aka seasteading) as a nice way to see ...

    The Liberty Papers

  • Out of all the Structural Libertarians named in my last post, there is one counter-example to my claim that "It's policy all the way down": Patri Friedman's "seasteading" proposal.

    EconLog: Political Economy Archives

  • Meanwhile, on Earth, some folks suggest "seasteading" might learn us some invaluable lessons.

    The Speculist: Will the Space Ark Have an In-Flight Movie?

  • So far as I am aware, pace Patri Friedman's "seasteading" project, we have yet to find a way of living that does not involve some contact with land - even boats have to moor somewhere once in a while.

    Jock's Place

  • Ugh. But probably the most interesting part of the post is where he starts fantastizing about cyberspace, outer space and something called "seasteading" (yeah, we're talking oceans instead of prairies) as zones where libertarians (read: people who look and think like Peter Thiel) can roam around, lasso some virtual cattle and experience real freedom.

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  • spotted in the news 2017 - tech companies creating a colony in French Polynesia.

    "The idea of seasteading – escaping the laws, regulations, and taxes of life on terra firma by establishing an outpost in international waters – has long enchanted libertarians." - The Guardian.

    January 26, 2017

  • Derived, I presume, from British WWII Maunsell Forts, and their most famous offshoot, Sealand.

    October 30, 2007

  • Wow. That's just... wow.

    October 30, 2007

  • Mark Twain, 1800's: "Buy land. They've stopped making it"

    Seasteaders, 2003: "Memo: Production Resuming"

    October 30, 2007