The World Now Has Its First E-Resident

December 1, 2014   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

Edward Lucas has a habit of popping up at pivotal moments in European history.

 

In March 1990, shortly after Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union, the Economist editor caught a flight to Vilnius and received the first Lithuanian visa: number 0001, a stamp-sized chink in the Iron Curtain that got him arrested and deported by Soviet authorities.

 

On Monday, Lucas helped chip away at borders once again. In a ceremony in the Estonian capital of Tallinn, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, a friend of Lucas’s from Ilves’s previous career as a journalist, made Lucas Estonia’s first e-resident. And just like that, the word “resident” took on new meaning, distilled in the smart card…

Read More: The World Now Has Its First E-Resident – Yahoo News UK.

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