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Why are we just letting multiple private companies fill the dark and quiet night sky with competing constellations of satellites?

Like, what happened to the UN / ITU and treating satellite orbits as a global Commons? It's a classic Commons problem.

You can't just let endless capitalist companies deploy competing constellations of thousands of satellites because soon enough earth based astronomy will be undermined and even future space travel will be hamstrung by orbital trash

Just give the UN the resources to deploy, maintain, and regularly upgrade one satellite constellation for free broadband forever

@schock not to mention all the extra junk it leaves in the atmosphere because of their duplicated effort

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