Virtual Country of Wirtland Issues National ID Card

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You too can become a citizen of a virtual country

Wirtland, world’s first sovereign internet-based country, revealed the design of plastic identity card. Every citizen of Wirtland, who has submitted the Citizenship Application Form and scans of photograph and signature, is eligible for receiving the personal ID card. New applications for residence permit and ID card are also accepted from everybody over 18 y.o., who wants to become a citizen of Wirtland.
The front side of highly secure plastic card features serial number of ID, personal data, photograph, signature of owner. The card has no expiration date – its validity period is unlimited. The photograph and signature are protected by several levels of microprint and other security features.  The back side explains the unique status of Wirtland and mentions its official website addresses www.Wirtland.com and www.Wirtland.net. Unlike the residence permit of Wirtland, which is electronic document, issue of plastic card is not free of charge. The total cost including shipping expenses will be between 12 – 15 EUR (17 – 20 USD), payable through PayPal.
IMAGES of Wirtland ID card can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/lzhlku, http://tinyurl.com/mytezb.
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About Wirtland:
Wirtland (www.Wirtland.com) is the first internet-based sovereign state, an experiment into legitimacy and self-sustainability of a country without its own soil. Wirtland was founded on August 14, 2008 as a public initiative. Its population is currently approximately 800 citizens from all five continents. It is represented through its official website http://www.Wirtland.com, its social network http://www.Wirtland.net, and “The Times of Wirtland” at http://wirtland.blogspot.com.

Wirtland, the world’s first sovereign internet-based country, revealed the design of plastic identity card. Every citizen of Wirtland, who has submitted the Citizenship Application Form and scans of photograph and signature, is eligible for receiving the personal ID card. New applications for residence permit and ID card are also accepted from everybody over 18 y.o., who wants to become a citizen of Wirtland.

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The Launching of Sealand in 1967

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Launching of Sealand in 1967

The Principality of Sealand was founded in 1967 upon an abandoned wartime gun tower 7 miles off the coast of out into the North Atlantic. Ray Essex (Prince Ray) has run radio and tv stations; issued passports, coinage and postage stamps from his principality while holding his ground amidst storms, coup attempts, a 2006 fire and failed data haven venture. But here is where it stands today – after the jump.

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