cybernation

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cybernation

[sī·bər′nā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
The use of computers in connection with automation.
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For the country selling off new islands, an economic opportunity emerges: Official recognition of new micronations could be sold or rented as part of the new-nation package.
Many of today's micronations were founded by lone individuals without much money.
com) states: "Babkha is a dynamic micronation which aims to bring back the glory of a bygone era.
Links take you to such resources as a glossary of micronation terms, a model constitution, a sample diplomatic letter, and The Ten Commandments of Micronational Message Board Etiquette.
So, while some micronations are utopian dreams, others are nightmares--online exercises in hate.
But the days of micronations as good clean fun may be over.
Still, the book is entertaining reading, and despite such minor errors, I assume it would be useful as an actual guide as well, if you ever decide to take a whirlwind tour of the world's micronations.
There are also some micronations on very our own doorstep, for example Sealand, a country built on top of a gun turret in the English channel and presided over by the splendidly named King Roy.
More imaginative planners have looked for seamounts or under-ocean mountains with peaks near the surface where they could drive pilings to support above-water micronations.
As yet, we find no substantial successes in launching free-stand ing micronations.