Archive for Tuesday 17 September, 2002
I always thought that the Vatican City was the smallest country in the world, closely followed by Monaco. But then I saw Sealand on the BBC's InsideOut programme. Small? It's tiny. But they have their own passports and stamps.
The interesting thing is that they are now in the spotlight as the fight against terrorism has brought attention to their "secure" hosting services company. Mainly used for American gambling sites wanting to avoid US laws and people who don't want government bodies reading their e-mail.
It's a strange old world...