“Most cruise ships fly the flag of say, Panama or Liberia, and they’re sort of de facto self-governing. Liberia has no capacity to enforce rules on the three and a half thousand ships that fly its flag. So a captain is a de facto dictator. Why doesn’t he become a tyrant? And the answer is because people can choose another cruise line.”
Recently StosselTV published a video on Seasteading titled “Live Free at Sea”, which is very aligned with the Free Private Cities idea, specially the view of Seasteads as voluntary associations competing in the governance market.
You can watch the video below: