Re: TECH/IDEA FUTURES: Nevada Law Would Permit Internet Gambling ...

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 15:16:24 MDT

Well you can't live in Sealand. So if you were a US citizen running such
a thing the Feds might bust you. That's the big problem with the Sealand
thing.. doesn't work well unless you can completely hide the facts about
who runs the service.,4586,2452956,00.html

Brent Allsop wrote:
> Robin Hanson <> posted:
> > Even if they legalized using the internet for what you can gamble in
> > person on in Nevada, that would not legalize idea futures. That is
> > because you cannot bet on science/etc. questions in Nevada. You can
> > only bet on sporting events.
> What about setting up a real money idea futures some place
> like sealand? Would there be problems with this?
> Brent Allsop

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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