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    Default Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"



    Last edited by j.gardavsky; 06-09-2019 at 08:41 PM.
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on Starlink and itís implications

    it all sounds pretty creepy to me . world internet controlled by who ?
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on Starlink and itís implications

    Here's another opinion about a hidden agenda that I thought was interesting:

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/scien...ars-space-news

    This is unconfirmed but I will keep it in the back of my mind.
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on Starlink and itís implications

    Thanks for the replies. May I make a request of the moderators? Iím getting the impression that someone is ďcorrectingĒ my titles to inappropriate use of apostrophes. Can someone please change it back to the correct ďStarlink and its implicationsĒ? Thanks
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"

    Hello Rocdoc,

    I don't know what did happen to the title of your thread, but any edit by anyone is visible on the footnote line.

    We still don't have an upload filter like some other forums (in Germany), where they scan the texts aginst violations of the rules,
    and where they check the pics on copyright and similar before you can post them. That's the hell about the Article 13 in Germany.

    O.K., I have made the edit, let me know if you like it,

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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"

    perhaps there comes a time when astronomy too will have a PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Astronomy. (not really a joke.)


    As I've stated before elsewhere regarding this idiot and his ideas, if people are so economically disadvantaged then where will they get the money for the devices to link to the net? What will they do with such access? Buy educational services? Buy things? In many instances such people will need to learn the English language - or Chinese and that is simply not effective over the net. Who will pay for access to the system as well, a friendly ISP? Not really thought through by either musk or the team - which does give credence to the second article....
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelc^^ View Post
    perhaps there comes a time when astronomy too will have a PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Astronomy. (not really a joke.)


    As I've stated before elsewhere regarding this idiot and his ideas, if people are so economically disadvantaged then where will they get the money for the devices to link to the net? What will they do with such access? Buy educational services? Buy things? In many instances such people will need to learn the English language - or Chinese and that is simply not effective over the net. Who will pay for access to the system as well, a friendly ISP? Not really thought through by either musk or the team - which does give credence to the second article....
    I thought Musk made it clear that this is meant to generate money for his Mars endeavors in the first place and who knows to get high speed internet to the Teslas. I don't recall this being a philanthropic initiative. Well of course that would help for acceptance.
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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"

    one of the things I do respond to is the apparent 'justification' of actions by creating the rhetoric that this is for the good of the people (Ibsen?). If this is for TESLA and his dream of getting to Mars, that is all well and good, but trying to sell the idea by apparently being concerned for others and their needs seems somewhat dishonest. Opinion only of course.
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    Default Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and it’s implications"

    That is fantastic We've been a Branch for almost 21 years now, but I see a Ward in our future. Congratulations to all who worked so hard to make it happen

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    Default Re: Nice opinion piece on "Starlink and itís implications"

    Time for the ban hammer!!
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