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    Default Larry Page wants to 'set aside a part of the world' for unregulated experimentation

    Google's Larry Page has suggested that a portion of the world should be set aside for experimentation without regulation.

    "There are many exciting things you could do that are illegal or not allowed by regulation," Page said. "And that's good, we don't want to change the world. But maybe we can set aside a part of the world." He likened this potential free-experimentation zone to Burning Man and said that we need "some safe places where we can try things and not have to deploy to the entire world."
    Larry Page wants to 'set aside a part of the world' for unregulated experimentation | The Verge

    Could one of the islands off the coast of Ireland be used for this purpose? We have some decent infrastructure, we have enough talent to fill the everyday sorts of roles there, and our small population SHOULD enable us to be flexible and reorganise quickly. Any better suggestions? Australia --the continent that culture forgot-- springs to mind. How about the entire island of Ireland?

    Should global corporations be allowed to experiment without legislation anywhere on earth?

    Or could humanity benefit greatly from a deal where we say "OK. We have agreed on a location where you can experiment without regulation for 20 years. Thing is, it's on the moon.. and you will need to develop reusable launch vehicles to get there and back, as well as build the base. Thanks!" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Munnkeyman View Post
    Mayo?
    One only has to look at the damage that human reproduction experiments have done to those poor people to realise that your suggestion is ill thought out.
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    Let's ask Josef Mengele and see if he has any ideas.

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    China doesnt really give too much of a s*it about regulations as it is, he could just setup shop there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYCKY View Post
    Let's ask Josef Mengele and see if he has any ideas.
    I could be wrong but from what he said I think he was referencing laws governing the environment and regulation of same.
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    If he paid off the troika could we let them set up in Ireland?
    "If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labours of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy." - Thomas Jefferson

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    Quote Originally Posted by Munnkeyman View Post
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    Galway? Imagine the street parades you could have there.
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