Re: Libertarianism and Extropia?
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 05:50:18 -0500 (EST)

In a message dated 97-03-08 09:27:58 EST, Mark Grant writes:

> If most business can be moved online, then we enter a situation where
> countries will become the kind of proprietary communities I was talking
> about earlier, vying with each other to attract the most successful
> technomads in return for their taxes. This may be one important route
> towards the kind of societies we talk about, and is probably one important
> reason why governments are trying hard to screw up the Net.

I didn't even think of this, even though I often carry on my business via
e-mail while I'm travelling and have even considered Costa Rica as a possible
personal emmigration destination from which I might be able to carry on some
of my business in the States and elsewhere as the Net gets a little better.
Mark, your point is very well taken.

Greg Burch ----<>----<> -or-
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