Thursday, April 29, 2004

J.G.Ballard meets William Gibson in the middle of the Pacific...

domains / unsinkable
...and they go surfing:
"[If the islands sink under the Pacific] Tuvalu might then leave a legacy imagined only in science-fiction novels. It could become the first virtual nation — a country that exists only on the Internet. If Tuvalu's land disappears, its population will disperse, yet Tuvalu under international law will remain a sovereign nation even though its only "real estate" will be the .tv Internet domain."

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