> Some lunatic (pun intended) has sent claims to the UN and other national
> governments that he owns the moon, and has a website where he sells titles
> sections of the moon, and he's trying to put together, I've heard, a
> reality world that is based on these homesteaders developing the moon.
> and nobody he is associated with, has ever been to the moon, he has no
> basis for claiming it. He claims that by divvying up a map of the moon
> plots that that is somehow 'adding value' to the moon to support his land
> but since he has never been there and done actual surveying, laying out
> posts, etc. those claims are baseless. All his site is good for is
> how many people there are who are either gullible, or who have too much
> money they are willing to spend on meaningless things.
The same people are probably naming stars after themselves too. Space
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