U.K. region Extropians may have better pointers.
Sorry for the NYT registration-required link.
I don't find the pirate radio precedent to be of any value. They are
asking for trouble unless for some reason the powers that be want to
try having a little deniable "Hong Kong" for data. The aquatic
location is also perilous in that one would not expect the British
Navy to come out and defend this facility against a foreign power.
If this were tried on the continental shelf here near the PRM
(People's Republic of Massachusetts) it wouldn't get further than the
Ships are probably the way to go. Avoiding storms, physical or
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