Data haven

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A data haven, like a corporate haven or tax haven, is a refuge for uninterrupted or unregulated data.wikipedia
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HavenCo

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Tor's onion space (hidden service), HavenCo (centralized), and Freenet (decentralized) are three models of modern-day virtual data havens.
HavenCo Limited was a data haven, data hosting services company, founded in 2000 to operate from Sealand, a self-declared sovereign principality that occupies a man-made former World War II defensive facility originally known as Roughs Tower located approximately six miles from the coast of Suffolk, southeast England.

Internet censorship

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Reasons for establishing data havens include access to free political speech for users in countries where censorship of the Internet is practiced.
Pseudonymity and data havens (such as Freenet) protect free speech using technologies that guarantee material cannot be removed and prevents the identification of authors.

Cryptonomicon

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The 1990s segments of Neal Stephenson's 1999 novel Cryptonomicon concern a small group of entrepreneurs attempting to create a data haven.
The second narrative is set in the late 1990s, with characters that are (in part) descendants of those of the earlier time period, who employ cryptologic, telecom, and computer technology to build an underground data haven in the fictional Sultanate of Kinakuta.

Islands in the Net

Science fiction novelist William Gibson used the term in his novels Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive, as did Bruce Sterling in Islands in the Net.
The protagonist, swept up in events beyond her control, finds herself in places that are off the net, from a datahaven in Grenada, to a Singapore under terrorist attack, to the poorest and most disaster-struck part of Africa.

Neal Stephenson

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The 1990s segments of Neal Stephenson's 1999 novel Cryptonomicon concern a small group of entrepreneurs attempting to create a data haven.
This was followed by Cryptonomicon in 1999, a novel concerned with concepts ranging from computing and Alan Turing's research into codebreaking and cryptography during the Second World War at Bletchley Park, to a modern attempt to set up a data haven.

Principality of Sealand

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Sealand has been involved in several commercial operations, including the issuing of coins and postage stamps and the establishment of an offshore Internet hosting facility, or 'data haven'.

Crypto-anarchism

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Corporate haven

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A data haven, like a corporate haven or tax haven, is a refuge for uninterrupted or unregulated data.

Tax haven

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A data haven, like a corporate haven or tax haven, is a refuge for uninterrupted or unregulated data.

Safety

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A data haven, like a corporate haven or tax haven, is a refuge for uninterrupted or unregulated data.

Data

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A data haven, like a corporate haven or tax haven, is a refuge for uninterrupted or unregulated data.

Law

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Data havens are locations with legal environments that are friendly to the concept of a computer network freely holding data and even protecting its content and associated information.

Computer network

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Data havens are locations with legal environments that are friendly to the concept of a computer network freely holding data and even protecting its content and associated information.

Nation

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They tend to fit into three categories: a physical locality with weak information-system enforcement and extradition laws, a physical locality with intentionally strong protections of data, and virtual domains designed to secure data via technical means (such as encryption) regardless of any legal environment.

Extradition

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They tend to fit into three categories: a physical locality with weak information-system enforcement and extradition laws, a physical locality with intentionally strong protections of data, and virtual domains designed to secure data via technical means (such as encryption) regardless of any legal environment.

Virtual reality

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They tend to fit into three categories: a physical locality with weak information-system enforcement and extradition laws, a physical locality with intentionally strong protections of data, and virtual domains designed to secure data via technical means (such as encryption) regardless of any legal environment.

Encryption

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They tend to fit into three categories: a physical locality with weak information-system enforcement and extradition laws, a physical locality with intentionally strong protections of data, and virtual domains designed to secure data via technical means (such as encryption) regardless of any legal environment.

Tor (anonymity network)

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Tor's onion space (hidden service), HavenCo (centralized), and Freenet (decentralized) are three models of modern-day virtual data havens.

.onion

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Tor's onion space (hidden service), HavenCo (centralized), and Freenet (decentralized) are three models of modern-day virtual data havens.

Freenet

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Tor's onion space (hidden service), HavenCo (centralized), and Freenet (decentralized) are three models of modern-day virtual data havens.

Freedom of speech

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Reasons for establishing data havens include access to free political speech for users in countries where censorship of the Internet is practiced.

Internet

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Reasons for establishing data havens include access to free political speech for users in countries where censorship of the Internet is practiced.

Software

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