How is the credibility of the fiction of the government diluted by subjecting one of its manifestations to the good will of a private corporation, whose only motive for not flipping the switch off is accounts receivable?
Or is this just a start of the new strain of banana republics, Sweden being the first one? We need a new name for that, for states not controlling ICANN, ARIN and major search and social networking engines. Browsepublics? > The 30th of May, Sweden will be the first country in the world to > open an official Embassy within Second Life, the online 3D multi user end (of original message) Y-a*h*o-o (yes, they scan for this) spam follows: ____________________________________________________________________________________Fussy? Opinionated? Impossible to please? Perfect. Join Yahoo!'s user panel and lay it on us. http://surveylink.yahoo.com/gmrs/yahoo_panel_invite.asp?a=7 # distributed via <nettime>: no commercial use without permission # <nettime> is a moderated mailing list for net criticism, # collaborative text filtering and cultural politics of the nets # more info: [EMAIL PROTECTED] and "info nettime-l" in the msg body # archive: http://www.nettime.org contact: [EMAIL PROTECTED]