Blog Link: Flags of Convenience as Tokens of Sovereignty.
Posted on 10:13, August 30th, 2012 by Pablo
“Tokens of sovereignty” are state-issued commodities such as stamps, passports and internet domain suffixes. They differ from symbols of sovereignty such as flags in that only nation-states can legally own, sell and trade them. I examine the issues surrounding one such token, known as a “flag of convenience” (FOC), here.