[NetBehaviour] Pros and Cons of Corporate Personhood for Transbemans

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Mon Jul 6 13:38:27 CEST 2009

2009/7/6 james morris <james at jwm-art.net>:
> Dr. Rothblatt imposes the legal notions of corporate personhood upon
> transbemans or futuristic persons, specifically those who transition
> from flesh-ware to software, and may lack the traditional DNA based
> biological substrate.

Charles Stross's "Saturn's Children" (2008) features post-human robots
that lack legal personhood and so have had to create corporations to
buy themselves out and protect their freedom.

It's a fun legal hack.

- Rob.

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