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The Federal Aviation Administration intends to amend its regulations; the FAA wants to make sure it can enforce a law that prohibits "obtrusive" advertising in zero gravity. (Read
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|"What right does the FAA have over other nations who use the orbits for advertising? I can't see them having power to enforce such a law. "
( 5/22/2005 5:23:54 PM)
|"Don't forget Sir Arthur C. Clarke's short story "Watch This Space" collected in THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SKY."
(Winchell Chung 5/23/2005 7:34:14 AM)
|"I don't think the FAA has rights over others, but it has rights over American corporations. And, right now, American corporations are the ones with enough funds (and global reach) to have a reasonable payoff for such a ludicrus adventure.
Moreover, I think this is one of the few times Congress has actually thought ahead in something like this."
(Conrad 6/7/2005 1:17:29 PM)
|"maybe not legally but they could shoot them down....."
( 9/6/2005 2:54:21 PM)
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