[hackerspaces] Abbenay hackspace building status

Stefan Arentz stefan at arentz.ca
Sat Dec 26 17:30:31 CET 2009

On 2009-12-25, at 7:45 PM, 3ric Johanson wrote:

> So....  there is a large backstory here.
> You may already know this, but your message makes me think you may not; forgive me if this is unneeded information:
> In many (most?) parts of europe, there are literally things known as 'squatters rights'.   Berlin, for example, has many huge buildings which have been taken over by artists who just run the place.  I know several EU hackerspaces which are existing this way.
> The details of the laws vary, but in short, taking over an abandoned building, even if there is an owner, isn't the same as doing it in the US.  I'm sure someone here could provide more details.

Good start is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adverse_possession


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