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The Cupertino Alliance is a micronational organization with roots dating back to 2019. Its current iteration was founded on 28 January 2020, primary by William Efton and Jayden Lycon. Leon Montan, Archie Birch, and Nicolás Millán are also founding members of the alliance. The Cupertino Alliance's website is located at, as well as the Discord server is located at

The Cupertino Guides project is a project aimed to educate new micronationalists in developing their micronation, as well as to edit on MicroWiki. The project is written collaboratively by several Cupertino Alliance delegates and is licensed by the Cupertino Printer under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). This project also includes videos and other sites hosted externally, for which the license may not apply there. Please consult with the respective copyright holder(s) for licensing information. The Cupertino Alliance has not been contacted nor paid by any company to endorse their products, however, we may voluntarily endorse various services through personal usage.

This guide is written in Canadian English.


This guide, document templates, and assignments/documents published by the Cupertino Alliance or Printer are licensed under Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). On the Creative Commons license, it says:

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No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

To summarize, it allows you to share and edit with it somewhere else, but you must give credit, and license it under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license without additional terms.

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