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A meeting place where national storefronts can tout their wares and discuss trade. [In character]
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Postby Allanea » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:04 am

The Allanean Exporters’ Association


The Allanean Exporters’ Association is a private organization, representing the interests of Allanea’s leading corporations and several small businesses abroad. The purpose of the company is to assist private companies in securing the needed permits and overcoming diplomatic barriers and trade barriers to establish exports of their products and services abroad.

The Free Kingdom’s leading companies export millions of automobiles, have established tens of thousands of branches of various stores and restaurant chains, and have provided copious other goods and services, to the combined value of hundreds of trillions of dollars a year, across the word.

The charity operations of Allanean companies have fed the hungry, healed the sick, and constructed schools and hospital for the poorest poor across the world, engaging in any number of operations, from aiding injured war veterans in Lyras to building colleges in Kahanistan, ports in High Treefolk, and so on and so forth. Hundreds of millions people around the world have benefitted from Allaneans’ hard work and generosity.

In short, cooperating with our companies is a step towards prosperity and civilization for your country.

Follow below to read about the many Allanean products and services that can be purchased either through the AEA or through the various providers directly.

[OOC:]

Because it is not viable to maintain separate threads about every given type of Allanean product I’d like to write about, the AEA ithread is a way for me to present all of them in a convenient straight-forward way. ICly, the AEA will also be present as an in-chacrater entity in roleplays that has its own somewhat-malevolent nature. (Or perhaps somewhat benevolent, perspectives vary.)

Below will be a series of post offering various products. It’s up to you in-character whether these products are purchased by your IC characters via the AEA website or some other method - that’s to say, out of character what’s obviously happening is you the player posting in this thread, but it’s up to you to decide whether in-character the characters involved are making an order via an AEA website, or calling an individual company, or maybe having the products illegally smuggled to them in the underside of a commercial jet.

An additional point is that for most of these products, it makes little sense to post for individual products, but rather it’d make more sense to talk about the overall scope of involvement -- so instead of posting ‘we order five cars for our military’, it’s preferable to see a post that would look like ‘the citizens of Bigtopia buy five cars of X type each year’.

A final point is this: I would much prefer, rather than see simple in-character orders, see posts that have a more elabroate nature. So if there are in-character product reviews, media responses to my corporations’ products, or whatever actual detailed RP stuff, I will try and provide some manner of shiny corresponding to these posts - perhaps greater investment in the nation, or charity work, or whatever. If someone uses these products or references them in an RP, I will gladly see links to the posts too.
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Postby Allanea » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:10 am

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United Schooling Corporation


Good day, customers and parents!

Have you ever wanted your child to learn High D’ragoleth, Latin or Quenya?? Have you ever wanted your child to be familiarized with the works of Edmund Burke, Thomas Jefferson, and John Stuart Mill, but were told by your school administrators these were out of date, 'Dead White Men'? Did you want your child to learn Kipling, Shakespeare, and Tennison? Then United Schooling Corporation is for you!

Are you annoyed by the content of your public schools? Do you think there should be less left-wing propaganda, less paternalist apologism, less pro-marxist welfare-statism? Would you like your child to study history that once again concentrates on dates and acts and not 'class warfare'? Would you like to return to the traditional values of Western Civilisation? Then press the United Corporation lever and enroll your child today!

Would you like quality education in mathematics, history, and literature? Would you like your child to have an understanding in ecology that is not reduced to scaremongering? Would you like the school to have actual quality cafeteria food? That's your prerogative, too. Because - yes – the United Schooling corporation is not about the State as the client. It's about YOU, the Parent Sovereign.

And this is why we offer four – not one, but four – different kinds of curricula. We offer both humanitarian or 'hard-sciences' oriented curricula, for both Religious and secular parents! That's four different curricula.

But we do much more than just four curricula. We will also provide a variety of experimental-based education, and even – for a low, low, price of one hundred dollars per year – 'school-in-a-box' homeschooling curricula for those so inclined!

And there is yet more. We care for the poor as well – so far, ten percent, one out of ten students in our schools study for free in areas where school vouchers do not exist. We are a much more socially-conscious corporation then many socialist institutions!

You may ask, what is our experience. And the United Corporation replies – look at the Greater Prussia alliance. Our graduates – from our very own Robert Edward Lee Military Academy – now received nobility titles and are running duchies, counties, and entire government ministries in several nations of an entire Empire! How many schools have that on their record?

UNITED SCHOOLING CORPORATION: BE WISE, PRIVATISE

Price Range and Curricula

Baseline (25 students per classroom, $2000 per child per annum, minimum 200 children per school)

Religious real-oriented
Religious humanities-oriented
Secular real-oriented
Secular humanities-oriented


Advanced (15 students per classroom average, $4,000 per child per annum, 150 children miniumal for establishment of school)

Religious real-oriented
Religious humanities-oriented
Secular real-oriented
Secular humanities-oriented
Experimental


Elite (10 students or lower per classroom, $20,000 per child per annum, no minimum size)

Religious real-oriented
Religious humanities-oriented
Secular real-oriented
Secular humanities-oriented
Experimental


Super-Elite (children of the rich and famous, Eton-type institutions, private tutors), $50,000/child annum

Schools already existing

300,000,000 children in the Ansari Educational System
15,000,000 schools in Reichskamphen with 3 billion children [the United Schooling Corporation holds a government contract to supply the majority of public education services in Reichskamphen]
6,000,000 schools in Allanea operating with 2 billion children
20,000 baseline schools in Thrashia with 10 million children
5,000 baseline schools in Otagia with 1 million children
5,000 baseline schools in Kenavt with 1 million children
1,000 baseline secular schools in Izistan with 200,000 children
200,000 baseline schools, 55,575 Advanced schools and 2,005 Elite schools in Leafanistan with 85 million children (35 of the Elite Schools are Religious schools)
204,051, Baseline Schools, 5000 Advanced Schools, 50 Elite and 5 Super-Elite Schools and 60.9 million children – Aunesia
700 Baseline Schools, 200 Advanced Schools, 100 Elite Schools and 200,000 children – Independent Hitmen
117 Schools and 51,178 children – Catalasia
10 baseline schools and 6 Super-Elite schools in Zanski with 10,000 children
1,000 baseline schools, 300 advanced schools, 50 elite schools, and 3 super-elite schools in our nations, servicing 2,706,000 children among Yanitaria and her colonies
5,000 baseline schools in Zwanzug with 1 million children
100 baseline schools in Praetonia with 30,000 children
350 baseline schools and 120 advanced schools in Swilatia with 145,000 children
100 baseline schools in Cookesland with 20,000 children
12 baseline schools and 1 elite school in Kesshite with 2,600 children.
10 elite schools in Trollskog with about 1,000 children.
100 elite schools and five super-elite schools in Pan-Arab Barronia, as well as five military academies with 75,000 children [subcontracted from the govenrment for 3.76 billion]
5 baseline schools in Vontanas.
5 baseline and 5 advanced schools in Kayoki, with about 2,000 children.
20,000 tutors in Intracircumcordei
In total, 5,470,362,778 children around the world are currently being educated by United Schooling Corporation employees[/b].

Unique Institutions

Robert. E. Lee Military Academy ~ Military-Style Elite School in Allanea, founded by Emperor Napoleon IV Sanglant

Homeschooling curricula of all kinds are available at $100 per year.
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Postby Allanea » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:16 am

Cute Bunny Burger Corporation


The Cute Bunny Burger Corporation is one of the world's most famous and most celebrated fast-food chains. We are both different and similar to the general fast-food industry, in ways that we will outline below:

The Bunny Burger: No matter what other products are offered, in all countries where it is legal, a rabbit burger will always be on the menu. However, as customers in many countries prefer beef, it is often offered as well, as well as sheep, pork, and other types of meat as per local tastes. Other special burgers – such as the SuperBacon, a gigantic bacon and rabbit meat hamburger offered in Allanea – are also produced for some markets.

Meat quality: While some fast-food chains provide low-quality or dubious meat, all our products are inspected by our own inspectors or by national authorities where available.

Shamelessness: We are what we are. We provide high-calory food to people who want lots of calories. We will not balance your diet for you. If you eat lots of meat and sugary drinks and have no diet or exercise, you WILL get fatter. That's life.

We at Cute Bunny Burger believe enjoying our high-quality food is worth getting fatter, though.

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OOC: Basically you post here if you want to have CBC branches in your nation.

Either state the amount of branches you want opening, or declare your borders open to CBBC, and I will install a certain amount of branches per capita (0.1 per 10,000 to 0.5 per 10,000, depending), after evaluating your nation via its NS page and any other information I can find out.
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Postby Allanea » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:18 am

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We at Allanean Arms welcome you to our storefront. Here you can find information about all our civilian vehicles, and even about our main competitors – like VLT from Van Luxembourg.

Our Cars


Firestorm Pickup Truck
Dominator all-terrain truck/SUV
Sandstorm SUV
Lightning/Acid Trip Van
DAA - Developing Area Automobile (really, really cheapskate SUV for poor people in developing countries)
'Turtle' Utility Truck
StreetWyze Urban Mini-SUV
Firebolt Motorcycle
Rebel Youth Motorcycle
Rebel-50 Budget Scooter
Spearhead Semitrailer truck
Dragon X V2.0 supercar
De Huzman Hyperia supercar

Other Vehicles:

Jetbike V1.0
Icarus Driverless Bus

The Media

Barronian Broadcasting Corporation on the Dominator
The Romandeos Tasmardonia Telegraph reviews the Firebolt.
WIBC News talk about the Firebolt
Relorian Motoring Weekly Review of the Firestorm
Relorian Jelaia Gazeta review of Allanean Arms cars in general
Cartoon depiction of Firestorms in Pantocratorian media

Total Vehicles Sold Per Year Globally: 15,057,621,016
Revenue: $68,891,781,644,000
Employees: 536,050,000 Allaneans
Employees Abroad: 5,000,000

Facilities Abroad:


ALAF - Alserta Automobile Factory, Holy Marsh, employing 5,000,000 Marshites and 50,000 Allaneans
FT/Gravitic Vehicles:
NOTICE: Any and all MT/PMT vehicles sold above are also available to any FT nation. They remain ground vehicles, but in an FT setting, of course, they use a high-power energy cell instead of internal combustion, and the entertainment systems are composed of appropriate futuristic shiny. The vehicles below are purpose-designed for an FT setting. That is all.
Swifter-6 Gravbike
Cadence Gravitic Family Sedan
Bolt Gravitics Sports Coupe
Buzzsaw AirSpeeder

Total Vehicles Sold Per Year Globally: 344,020,000
Revenue: $4,670,300,000,000


List of foreign leaders who own and operate Allanean Arms Vehicles

Altanar – The King and Prime Minister (Firebolt motorcycles)
Calizornistan – President (Firebolt motorcycle)

OOC: This isn’t a regular storefront. Basically what you do here is just post however many of my cars are sold in your nation per year and I’ll note that in my stats. Note, the following (Van Luxembourg is due credit for this):

[quote="Van Luxemburg";](OOC: About car sales: There were about 220,000 cars sold in The Netherlands last year. That's on a nation of 16 million people. in the US, 16.5 million cars were sold in 2006. That's for a nation of 300 million people. Just to give you an idea of the total car sales of a nation, so you can calculate your own.)[/quote]
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Hello, this is Gracie Liang, and welcome to NDBC News. Tonight’s top stories:

New Hajarra County Department of Education to Hire United Schooling Corporation


In a move which has attracted an unusually large amount of attention from what is clearly a bored news media, the Vanguard City Picayune has announced that the New Hajarran Department of Education will contract the United Schooling Corporation to run ten thousand schools organized on religious and secular versions of what USC calls the "Baseline" curriculum, and five thousand schools organized on religious and secular versions of the "Advanced" curriculum model. The schools under contract, which will be focused around larger urban areas such as Vanguard City, Libertalia, and New Basel, will serve an estimated 2,075,000 students.

The contract comes as part of New Hajarra County's "Bertchelmann Plan," named after the eccentric Education Secretary Jean-Paul Berchtelmann, which foresees the educational needs of New Hajarra County being provided solely by private parties with as little government regulation as possible. Under this scheme, various groups such as the Catholic Church's Archdiocese of the Andromeda Galaxy and the Society for the Preservation of Hajarran Folkways have been contracted to set up schooling at all levels--elementary, intermediary/middle, and high school, plus colleges and universities--which conforms to standards set up by the County's Department of Education, with parents being allowed to enroll their children at the school of their choice using an online portal.

"We are excited to be striking this deal," said a spokesperson for the New Hajarran Department of Education. "We feel that United Schooling Corporation's experience in running private educational institutions as well as the quality of their curricula are worthy to be part of the market here in New Hajarra for providing quality, relevant education to our young people. I've seen what they teach, and it's good enough for us and certainly good enough as far as the federal Department of Education standards are concerned. Plus, they will be bringing jobs for educators and those who wish to share their knowledge with the next generation. And well, they're Allanean. They get what we're trying to do here in New Hajarra."

While most are supportive of the plan, not all are convinced. One parent, speaking anonymously, said to the Picayune, "I'm sure they're good schools, but one can't help wonder if maybe the County Government is fanboying over the Allanean way of doing things a bit too much. Besides, will they still have groups like the Scouts and the JROTC and the Chess Club? And how is this going to affect my tax bills? I'd like to see some more facts and cost figures before I enroll my kid in one of these schools."

The contract is expected to be voted on by the County Assembly next week, where it will more than likely be approved.

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Postby Allanea » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:40 pm

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Official Announcement from the United Schooling Corporation


We see that there are some misconceptions of what we do and what we are among the community in New Hajarrah County about what we are and what we do. So let’s lay the card on the table. The United Schooling Corporation believes that our youth need to be prepared for a life of freedom and responsibility. For this reason we hope to expose them to an intellectually challenging curriculum, in terms of foreign languages, arts, sciences, and practical skills. In some sense we can be called a conservative schooling company, certainly we prize intellectual achievement and make serious demands on the capacity of our students. In some sense we can be called liberal, certainly we do our best to incorporate the most modern educational methods.

Some wished to know if we will have chess clubs, and certainly we will, under the usual commitments that of course apply to all school clubs, that is to say we expect students to do some of the work organizing the club, cleaning after club activities and so forth - this is not because we lack cleaning robots or employees, but because we believe responsibility and self-organizations are key skills.

As for Boy Scout activities, it’s true that we have not been contracted to conduct these, we will absolutely act in cooperation with Boy Scout and Girl Scout groups in New Dornalia in terms of promoting their outdoor activities, making them available to our students, and so forth. On our part, we teach rifle marksmanship and basic outdoor skills as part of the regular curriculum, and advanced marksmanship skills as electives.

Our motto has always been, to be able to read and comprehend what was written is a self-defense skill as important as being able to focus on the front sight and squeeze, rather than yank, the trigger.

Both skills are taught.
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Postby Diyaristan » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:24 pm

Letter from the Diyara National Education Board

The state of our public schooling remains insufficient, and we are looking to subcontract the work of education to the United Schooling Corporation. The terms of the contract are for one school year at minimum owing to continued uncertainty around the elections, which may be extended by the new President once one is confirmed in office in accordance with Diyara law.

The DNEB will provide facilities at no charge and complete freedom to determine curriculum to all schools owned by the Board at a minimal 3% tax taken per paying customer, with no charge on rent. While current Diyaristani law forbids the sale of military-owned property, it does allow State institutions such as the DNEB to blanket hire members of privately-owned foreign entities as "employees" of the State on its own terms and negotiate easements on the use of State property. The normal national education standards will be waived in the contracts delivered to employees of the USC, should said corporation choose to accept our offer.

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While we have no power to grant private ownership of property considering that all national assets remain commandeered by the Diyaristani Armed Forces, we do have the liberty to adjust wage rates for anyone lawfully registered as State employees. Since the USC is a privately-held, for-profit corporation, it follows that it expects to receive profits according to market principles. We suggest incorporating the owners and interested parties of the USC as a subcommittee of the DNEB, which will give it legal rights to autonomously determine its own wage and pay structure so long as DNEB leadership remains as currently constituted.

This contract is considered legally binding in agreeance with the laws of the Diyaristani Republic.

Signed,

Ceyler Hekim, MINISTER OF EDUCATION
_________________________, CHAIRMAN OF THE UNITED SCHOOLING SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE DNEB
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Postby Allanea » Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:07 am

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We are fully aware of the difficult situation in Diyaristan, and we’re going to take appropriate measures to deploy our schools there. At present, we are developing a limited scale plan to deploy several of the baseline schools in your country, with an initial capacity of up to 5,000 students in the first year. This limited number is due to both the infrastructure and safety issues which you know full well to afflict Diyaristan.

In addition, however, given these problems, we are going to provide further assistance. We have decided to ship to your country 10,000 packages of educational materials, designed for parents who do not themselves know the langauge to teach Common (English) as a second language to their offspring, which can be somewhat useful in areas where schooling is not regularly available, such as in your country’s situatoin.

In addition, we are going to ship a gift of 1,000 Developing Area Laptops to be handed out to children in Diyaristan, hopefully this will also help a bit.
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Postby Sha Mobutia » Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:33 pm

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+| For the Borderless Freeman |+

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The New, Allanean, Look of Mobutian Tourism

While normally we here at the MTP tend to focus our view to the lands beyond our lovely set of islands, recent news coming from our sources at the Department of the Interior have us turning our interests inwards. With an interest in revitalizing the local tourism industry, a whole campaign has begun to sweep across the islands. This includes efforts to restore damage done to national landmarks, increased efforts to beautify parks and city landmarks, and most interestingly there is talk of certain deals being made by the Department of the Interior with auto manufacturers in Allanea. Specifically? It seems that the government is looking to help smaller rental agencies, and particularly those oriented towards tourism, a tax incentive if they purchase such things as the Allanean Arms civilian vehicle line. From what we can gather the government has recommended a short list of vehicles that might suit the needs of these businesses.

These include:
The Department of the Interior hasn't released any official statements and so far the more official sources are quiet about just what this means for more locally-based automotive manufacturers. However the general intent is clearly not to depose or destabilize those local producers. Some have said its a fairly obvious and easy attempt for the Federal Republic to start stepping out into the international community after so many years keeping relatively to our own little cluster of islands, and its safer than most attempts might be as the FRSM is already practically a neighbor to Allanea. And its of note that none of the vehicles would be billed as replacements for more common forms of transit for the average citizen but instead to fill the rental lots for tourists coming here.

Of course there are detractors with some valid points. So what if these sales are being marketed to rental agencies? Those same agencies have a habit of using their vehicles until they don't meet whatever standards of quality the company holds for their products, and then they either sell it to dealers or private citizens. Enough years of that and it could lead to local manufacturers not being able to compete with this influx. And our rather notoriously laissez-faire government can't be trusted to see to some form of regulation or control to prevent this.

The longer-lasting economic and political implications of this are out of our wheelhouse.

All we can say for sure is that this seems to be a helpful shot in the arm for tourism, and serves to give a fresh experience to Freemen local and from abroad alike.
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Postby New Visayan Islands » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:51 pm

To: Allanean Exporters Association
From: Kang Associates
Re: United Schooling Corporation

Greetings and salutations!

My company had recently acquired an old school campus long gone to seed; it was determined that we revive it and transform it into a school befitting the Confederation's crème de la crème. With that in mind, we find the United Schooling Corporation the best fit for what we decided to rename Knight's Academy, an institution dedicated to cultivating the seeds of proper New Visayan society.

That said, we are prepared to commit 7.2 million Universal Standard Dollars for the Elite Experimental package good for 360 students total from first to twelfth grade, with three sections per year.

We appreciate your speedy response to our inquiry.

Sincerely,
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Carlos Kang
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Postby Allanea » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:58 pm

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We are happy to answer the call and we’re going to move directly to pick out a group of 25 teachers - some Allaneans, some local - to teach at Knight’s Academy. The headmaster, a Mr. Josh McGordon, a holder of a Master’s Degree in History and a professional degree in education, will be flying out soon to your nation to oversee the details. We propose the following items:

The school will have a high focus on academic achievement, with options for older students to focus on an advanced science or an advanced liberal arts curriculum. A school laboratory will be furnished with modern scientific equipment. Because such schools are flagship projects for our company, we are willing to furnish some of the equipment at our expense. Furthermore, a physical library of 2,000 Allanean, Menelmacari, Old American, and Visayan literary classics will be flown in by shipping containers for use by the students.
Because of the name, it’s clear that the school should teach some manner of knightly skills. We suggest that fencing (either Olympic or some more practical discipline) should be offered as a sport, as well as, possibly, equestrian sports.

Sincerely yours,
Ada Lanina,
United Schooling Corporation Foreign Sales Manager.
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Postby New Visayan Islands » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:29 am

To: Allanean Exporters Association
From: Kang Associates
Re: United Schooling Corporation

Kang Associates will be honored by your proposal; as we speak, the company is considering including practical fencing, equestrian sports, and marksmanship training as extracurricular activities. For the last, we are consulting with Greased Lightning to set up a regimen appropriate for each year level; if I understand correctly, they're the country's best private security contractors.

I digress, though. Your swift response to our first missive is greatly appreciated, and I will personally recommend your company to the members of my circle.

Sincerely,
(Sgd.)
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Lunar Council ratifies Allanean free trade agreement
Market observers anticipate little in the way of manufactured goods, but much in the way of food
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Midnight Court Federal District, LUNAR DOMAIN (LR) — After establishing formal diplomatic relations with the Free Kingdom of Allanea, the Lunar Council completed the establishment of relations by voting to ratify the Allanean Free Trade Act of 3034. Although this means that there won't be any irregular economic barriers between the nation and Allanea, market observers aren't predicting there will be much in the way of manufacturing.

As Apollinaire Steed, a Professor of Economics at the University of Ponyville-Proper, said: "People aren't interested enough to purchase a vehicle that's unwieldy for anyone that isn't human, is less easy to fuel than a water-based fuel cell, and is going to be less cost-effective."

However, Professor Steed doesn't believe the free trade agreement is going to be a mere formality either. "Self-sufficiency was a necessary economic demand on the Domain from the get-go, but there's always been a new, and fairly untapped, market for such things as food not from Dheghom. I anticipate we will have sooner rather than later, in light of this free trade agreement - is such things as the Allanean Cute Bunny Burger Corporation."

When asked about that particular example, Professor Steed responded: "Whatever type of meat they serve - be it rabbit, beef, pork, sheep or otherwise - even with differing state health services, although they all basically operate fairly strictly in regards to food health standards, I'm fairly certain the high-calorie products will be consumed if, or rather when, the first CBBC opens its doors on Dheghomite soil."

LR's Kit 'Sugam contributed to this report.




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To: Allanean Exporters Association
From: Lamplight Technologies
CC: Exterior Commerce Commission
Good morning.

We are writing to express interest in importing one of your products for sale within the Conite Congressional Republic. Specifically, the 'Pebble' Electric SUV. While personal motor vehicles are not particularly common in the CCR, they are still necessary for a number of purposes, and there has been some interest in increasing the variety of models available. Your vehicle meets the required environmental and technological standards to be considered. We expect approximately 500,000 sales per annum.

There is one concern however. The computer systems in your vehicle are described as closed. Specifically as follows:

1. The data is stored in a depersonalized nature, and cannot be identified with specific users.
2. Hammond Motors does not, and will not, resell identifiable personal data. Our software is in fact designed to make it impossible for us to personalize this data, even if someone were to demand this from us.
3. All communications between your automobile and Hammond Motors are encrypted and secured to the best of our technological ability.

We understand privacy is an important concern for many of your customers. However in the CCR, in the interest of internal security, all electronic communications are intercepted and monitored by the Peacekeepers, our primary security service. We will not be granted permission by the Exterior Commerce Commission to import your vehicle unless its systems comply with our laws.

For your vehicle to be sold in the CCR we would need to make a number of software modifications:
- Data collected by your vehicles will need to be personalised and capable of being identified with a specific vehicle.
- All data stored by the vehicle's computer systems will need to be accessible by Peacekeepers. This includes gps locations, both present and past, and all information received by RADAR and other sensor suites.
- Communications between your company and the vehicles, including data send and updates received, will need to be delayed and monitored by Peacekeepers.
We understand it may not be possible nor reasonable for you to alter your software. Lamplight Technologies will if necessary make all needed software changes ourselves. We require only your permission to make such changes.

The data will only ever be accessed by Peacekeepers, not by Lamplight Technologies. Surveillance of this kind is both legal and socially accepted in the CCR, and does not infringe on the inherent right to liberty of every person.

For more information about Lamplight Technologies see here. If you have concerns about the moral integrity of the CCR generally, you can read more here. For information specific to the Peacekeepers see here.

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Postby Allanea » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:05 am

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We have consulted regarding this issue with our legal team. We have broad issues with how these vehicles will be used, but we feel that because our vehicles are not a weapons system, nor are they a dual-use system in the strict sense, no restrictions would apply export into your nation.

To alter the vehicles in the way you described would violate our Corporate Code of Ethics. If you so desire, you can of course write your own source code for the vehicles. We have no doubt that it is possible, given access and qualified operators, to replace the operating system outright or figure out workarounds to its security requirements. You can, should you so desire, install a new operating system entirely, although of course we warn you that any modifications to the onboard software will void our corporate warranty, and we will not compensate to any damage or harm that may occur as a result of the changes.

Any updates issued by our company are open-source, and can be accessed freely on our website. Conversely, any updates sent by our vehicles are encrypted. We will not give away our encryption keys to a government agency in a foreign country. Because of the vast amount of personal data can be collected by our vehicle systems, deanonymization could be abused in a terrifying way.

That said, there are obvious ways in which a government agency can find out the location of every vehicle in a public space, at a minimal cost to itself, without hacking into its encrypted communications. Again, we cannot control any changes made to the vehicles once they leave our custody. Should you choose to, at your own expense, transform the Pebble into the O’Brien-Mobile, and should citizens in your nation choose to import the Pebble despite knowing it is so modified, this is your choice.

However, we absolutely divest ourselves from any legal liability or ethical responsibility due to any damage, harm, loss of profit or revenue, that occurs due to changes carried out by a third party of any kind to our vehicles, whether directly or indirectly.

Thank you for your time.
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Sancho-class container ship $650 million
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Postby New Visayan Islands » Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:24 pm

To: Allanean Exporters Association
From: Kang Associates
Re: Sancho-class Container Ship

Greetings and salutations!

Having read the data on the Sancho-class, my company sees much use for it with respect to expanding our maritime logistics assets. To that end, we are prepared to commit 650 million Universal Standard Dollars for a single ship, which will be fitted with lethal weaponry in accordance with Visayan Maritime Regulations for Operations in Areas Known for Maritime Piracy (henceforth the Provision for Self-Defense Against Maritime Piracy). The ship herself will administratively belong to one of our subsidiaries, Chariot Logistics.

We appreciate your speedy response to our inquiry.

Sincerely,
(Sgd.)
Carlos Kang
President and CEO
Kang Associates
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