"White, Ryan" wrote:
> remember hearing about people selling acreage on the moon. Is this reality?
If you or I make it so, it is.
> Who owns the moon?
I do, if I can get there first and enforce my claim somehow.
> How is that determined?
At the point of a gun, I suppose, just like it is on this planet. Im not
saying this is the way it should be, I am saying this is the way it is.
> Is there a UN sanctioned rule
> somewhere, whereby institutions might go about claiming ownership of
> celestial objects?
Does it matter what the UN thinks if the object claimed is out there
somewhere? It isnt called the United Galaxy. Yet.
> Should I anticipate hearing about the 'Microsoft galaxy'?
Lets hope not.
> Anybody out there know the rules to that game?
They will be written by the first ones there. spike
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