Talk:World Service Authority
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What nonsense "de facto" recognition of these passports is. A country either accepts them or it doesn't. Saying that just because some sleepy border guard stamps a document means that the country accepts the document for passage is at best misleading. Article updated to reflect this. --Spartaz 14:31, 12 July 2006 (UTC)
- It's as much nonsense as the "de facto" recognition of US currency in many countries. While it may not be the country's legal tender, in many places US Dollars are accepted as payment.
Also, remember that in many countries border guards and consular officials have wide discretion as to allowing someone entry or not even though the issuing authority of the passport may not be "officially recognized". 18.104.22.168 (talk) 00:11, 28 January 2011 (UTC)
Validity of the World Passport
What evidence is provided that the passports are "fantasy" passports? Every passport gains recognition not by the authority that has issued it but by acceptance by individual human beings and by other authorities. More than 500,000 individuals have been issued World Passports since 1954 and more than 150 countries have placed visa, entry and exit stamps in World Passports.
- Governments decide if they accept a document not border guards. If someone makes a mistake this doesn't mean that a government is obliged to change their policies or laws. --Spartaz 07:04, 8 October 2006 (UTC)
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