Feb 10, 2016
Wirtland extends warm congratulations to Boris! He became the first Representative of Wirtland, having responded to announcement published on February 9th. We hope that before long Wirtland will have an effective network of Representatives in many cities of the world.
The Representatives will offer assistance to new members and answer questions. The status of official Representative of Wirtland will be regulated by special Law which is currently under development. The Representatives will have an access to a special group Wirtland Staff.
The nearest Representative can be found easily using the map here.
Jan 24, 2016
Our answer is registration in Wirtland. Wirtland is the world’s first internet-based sovereign country.
A Wirtland address is original and secure. Registration is completely legal (more info: http://wirtland.agilityhoster.com/legal.html). Legally, it’s similar to registration in a real country like Northern Cyprus, but is much more fun. Some countries already consider diplomatic recognition of Wirtland, see http://tinyurl.com/7r6m9p.
For partner company, a Wirtland address is a logical answer to questions about location, as it’s natural for IT firm to be registered in internet-based country. Wirtland address also adds to company’s visibility, as each partner gets press coverage and extra space in Wirtland’s sites. For Wirtland, registration of businesses is an important way to become self-sustainable. We will form a network of companies registered in Wirtland, which will help to expand professional contacts between members.
Wirtland will also issue its quality certification label. With time, “Made in Wirtland” label for online services will be like “Swiss Made” for watches!
Read more about business opportunities here. Also, Wirtland's newly-relaunched social network "Witizens of Wirtland" offers several groups to discuss business-related issues:
Jobs and Profits
Possibilities to earn money in Wirtland: employment, services offered, business ideas, funds transfer, insurance.
An angel investor or angel (known as a business angel or informal investor in Europe) is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
The practice of starting new organizations or revitalizing mature ones, particularly new businesses generally in response to identified opportunities. ECW will support entrepreneurs of Wirtland, trying to approach ideas to capital. Public 1 2008-12-19
Business Council of Wirtland
BCW is a forum for business leaders and professionals who wish to make Wirtland the best place to do business.
Bank of Wirtland
The first product of the Bank of Wirtland is ”Wirtland Crane” coin. If you bought a coin, you became a contributor to the Bank because the premium (difference between prices of gold and coin) goes to Bank. Discuss the coin, suggest new products here.
New members are welcome to register and interact.
Jan 20, 2016
Actually, not fixed, but re-built in a new place by hand – so no automatic import of all data is possible, unfortunately. So you may need to go through a new registration process. But it’s easy
Feel free to register and test WoW 2.0!
In the WoW 2.0 we will be adding new functionality. It will be available to registered members. For example, now you may see possibility to use Twitter directly from your member page. Feel free to test, and report how the new functions work. And your suggestions and ideas are welcome!
Also, we really need to raise funds to cover the network refurbishment and other current costs. So, if some of you could donate 5 or more dollars now (use PayPal Donate button), we would appreciate. You may also consider placing a banner ad. Thanks in advance, and welcome to WoW network!
Feb 22, 2015
You can still browse the WoW site, but may encounter problem with new member registration and sign-in, and some interactive capabilities may be restricted.
Until the WoW functionality is back to normal, we suggest to use official Wirtland Group in Facebook for interaction and new member registration.
Sep 23, 2014
Our hosting provider reports that all the files and backups disappeared.
We are working to restore or, rather, rebuild the network. Thank you for cooperation and support.
Once the new platform is up, it will re-appear under the old Wirtland.net address.
Aug 13, 2014
Wirtland is 6 year old, and we will never give up. In fact, in the turbulent times of conflict like the world is experiencing now, we are getting stronger, as more new citizens are choosing the Wirtland alternative.
Active witizens are cordially invited to our newest Wirtland Nation Conference project - to meet and interact in real life (see https://www.facebook.com/WitiMeet)
Jan 29, 2014
Today I received a message from Wikipedia, that someone deleted Wirtland entry from English Wikipedia! The guy who did this is “…a conservative Christian from west-central Ohio, currently in graduate school in Indiana…” (as he tells himself).
Speechless! What a shame, Wiki! How a single and pretty uneducated person can just delete your article, used by thousands of people for years???
Wiki message offers a way to contact this so-called “editor”:
Shall we do something to restore Wirtland’s rights and fight against ignorance? If there are people knowledgeable in dealing with the dark dungeons of Wikipedia, please comment and tell us what should be done.
In a few minutes after this was posted in Wirtland's facebook page and other medias, Wirtland's citizen Ivan Camilo Quintero Santacruz quickly acted to restore the Wirtland article. Apparently, Ivan has the editor's rights at Wiki. Thank you, Ivan, bravo!
However, the article still has a subpage for discussion about deletion (here), where registered users may oppose or support it.
We wanted to add that the Wirtland article in English Wiki has been running for 5.5 years without problems. Also, it has "sister articles" in 9 other languages - in Български (Bulgarian), Español, Esperanto, فارسی (Farsi), Français, Interlingua, Русский (Russian), Türkçe, Українська (Ukrainian).
Jul 21, 2013
"Your case has vividly showed to the global community how the modern technologies can be used for purposes different from what people subscribe to, when they sign up for web-based services. While citizenship of a cybercountry may seem merely symbolic, you know about the potential of social projects in the internet and their influence on real life. Wirtland offers our citizenship to show our support to your case, and our appreciation of your achievements," - states the Wirtland's letter to Mr. Snowden.
Mr. Snowden, former technical contractor for the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and CIA, leaked details of top-secret U.S. and British mass surveillance programs to the press. On June 23, 2013, US officials said that Snowden's US passport had been revoked.
In 2010 Wirtland granted citizenship to Julian Assange.
Feb 19, 2013
Oct 30, 2012
Please note that Wirtland citizenship, including membership in Witizens Network, remains completely free. This application processing fee is applicable only if you are requesting an official Wirtland document, i.e. submitting an application for Residence Permit.
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
A very happy Wirtland Day to everybody!
And thanks to Andrey Nifedov for this nice video.
Jul 20, 2012
Today we have received the following message – see below. I replied that we need to discuss ths publicly. Please post your comments. Thank you.
michael posted an update in the group Associates:
Hello, I represent an investment fund. We are interested in web assets. Is it possible to buy Wirtland project? Who should be contacted? Thanks.
PS. This is not a joke.
Thank you for your interest. I think we should discuss this publicly
Dec 4, 2011
When you register yourself at various internet services, you often need to select your country from a drop-down list. So, I am talking about inclusion of Wirtland into such drop-down country list. This can be done very easily by a small change in the coding. Some websites have done that already for Wirtland. The latest example is Slovenian resource (see picture).
For Wirtland, this is important. And for the websites this is useful, too, because of marketing effect. "Our site recognizes virtual country" - is a slogan which helps to stand out, and may draw new clients. So, a small change in coding is well worth the effort.
Dec 1, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
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Nov 4, 2011
|Today Wirtland appeared in television news broadcast in Slovenia. This is the video from today's news on Sponka television channel, covering Wirtland. The text can be found at Novice: Sponka TV. Wirtland greets all Slovenian-speaking people, and today Slovenian Club was opened at Wirtland.net.|
Slovenia is the third country of the world which covered Wirtland in television news. In the past, American FOX News broadcasted the interview with Larry Fiorino on Wirtland (see clip here) and Bulgarian National BTV Channel organized a live interview with several witizens (see clip here).
Oct 27, 2011
Check other items in Witizen Gift Company and Wirtland Design. And your new designs and ideas are always welcome!
Oct 24, 2011
This proves to be possible, despite natural limitations which we have as a virtual country. A good example is Wirtland Medical Centre (WIMEC), which has been growing since 2008. WIMEC was conceived to be a hub of online medical consultations, open 24 hours every day of the week, in a choice of languages. It serves two purposes:
- For users WIMEC is a unique service, where people can find the needed online medical consultant, who speaks their language. Consultation is done online through Skype call or video call. Users can rate the quality of consultations.
- For medical professionals WIMEC is an income-generating opportunity. Doctors give professional consultations, earning consultancy fees which they choose themselves, paid through Skype Prime. If you are a certified doctor, and you want to offer your services for WIMEC, you may add your listing here. You do not need to be necessarily a citizen of Wirtland.
WIMEC service is open to everybody (not just witizens). The users are encouraged to send their feedback with reviews of quality of consultations which they received. Doctors from all over the world are welcome to join WIMEC listing. Wirtland also opened WIMEC Group at for professionals.
Oct 16, 2011
Internet-based country of Wirtland announced partnership with AgilityHoster, which became the official web hosting provider or world’s largest cybercountry.
October 16, 2011 – Wirtland and AgilityHoster have entered into an alliance that is set to boost “Witizens of Wirtland” (WoW) – the fast-growing social network of Wirtland’s citizens – and to deliver top-level services to its global members.
“Partnership with a reliable, modern internet service company is a backbone of an innovative web project such as Wirtland. We hope cooperation with AgilityHoster will be long-lasting and mutually rewarding”, - said the head of state of Wirtland. “After 3 years of constant growth, our project has become ripe enough to have it own social platform, independent from commercial network providers, free for all members, and free from advertising”. The all-new WoW network can be found at usual unchanged address www.wirtland.net.
President & CEO of AgilityHoster said: “It was about time people to start associating the Internet as a virtual land and participating in virtual countries. We at Agilityhoster.com praise the freedom on the Internet and this is the reason we provide free web hosting services for all that want to upload web pages or website. Speaking for freedom and choice online we find so many similarities with Wirtland project. This is a new one unique and very exciting project of the modern and free minded people”.
To better protect personal data of citizens, the new WoW Network does not import automatically all nearly 2000 members from Wirtland’s old network. Instead, the existing members are encouraged to register new profiles.
Founded in 2008, Wirtland represents people from all five continents. Wirtland issues plastic ID cards, mints its own gold and silver coins. Wirtland's population is around 2,000. In 2010 Wirtland established The Wirtland Institute (www.wirtland.org) as a center for research and professional dialogue in the area of new forms of statehood.
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Wirtland (www.Wirtland.com) is the first internet-based sovereign state, an experiment into legitimacy and self-sustainability of a country without its own soil. Wirtland was founded on August 14, 2008 as a public initiative. Its population is currently approximately 2000 citizens from all five continents. It is represented through its official website http://www.Wirtland.com, its social network http://www.Wirtland.net, and “The Times of Wirtland” at http://wirtland.blogspot.com.
Agilityhoster (www.agilityhoster.com) is fast growing free web hosting services company based in Germany. We aim to provide free web hosting services to all that need stable service in no or low cost, however in the same time offer professional hosting solutions for businesses individuals and anybody that has demand for quality shared hosting, semi-dedicated servers or Virtual Private Servers.
Sep 17, 2011
There were many discussions about necessity of creation of an independent platform for WoW Network, which finally are leading to a concrete achievement. The first independent network is now open for membership and testing at http://witi.medianewsonline.com. It's yet in beta testing stage, but its functionality is extending every day. The good thing is that it's completely free from any non-Wirtland branding or advertising.
With time, all the content will migrate from old network to the new one. But this process is not automatic, and migration of 2000 member profiles by hand is a very complicated process. Therefore, we are encouraging every witizen to register himself/herself at the new network. We are also asking to consider voluntary donations to Wirtland (of $10 or above), to help us cover the costs of migration and new network setup. This is completely voluntary, non-obligatory support. Our Donations page is here.
The new network is based on customized version of BuddyPress software. The hosting provider is Wirtland's long-time partner Agilityhoster. Comments and suggestions from users will be appreciated. Feedback from programmers, designers, and other professionals interested in helping the project is also welcome. Wirtland's old and new citizens are welcome at new site!
Dec 28, 2010
"Your example has vividly demonstrated how quickly and efficiently the internet can influence real life. While citizenship of a cybercountry may seem merely symbolic today, you know better than anybody else the potential of cyberspace and the role of web social projects in the near future. Wirtland offers our citizenship to show our support to your case, and our appreciation of your achievements," - states the Wirtland's letter to Mr. Assange.
Mr. Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, is currently under house arrest in England pending an extradition hearing. For his work with WikiLeaks, Assange received a number of awards and nominations, including the 2009 Amnesty International Media Award and Readers' Choice for Time magazine's 2010 Person of the Year.
Update added on January 7, 2011:
Breaking News: Wirtland is on the way to producing the new Wirtland Crane coin, which will bear Julian Assange's portrait - to commemorate his witizenship and raise support.
We announce a contest for the best text of inscription for the Assange coin. Please submit proposals as comments here, or email to contest3 (at) wirtland (dot) com. The winner gets the nation-wide praise and coins with his text.
Dec 14, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
The Russian network is not an official Wirtland network: membership in it does not make you a citizen of Wirtland. But Wirtland welcomes this initiative, and hopes that localized witizens networks will help to popularize Wirtland around the globe.