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Russia May Fine Citizens Who Use SpaceX’s Starlink Internet

Amiga

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Russia's legislative body, the State Duma, is considering fines for individuals and companies in the country that use Western-based satellite Internet services. The proposed law seeks to prevent accessing the Internet by means of SpaceX's Starlink service, OneWeb, or other non-Russian satellite constellations under development.

Not to be outdone by Western competitors, Russia is planning its own satellite Internet constellation, known as "Sphere."..

 
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Kerlurk

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Would need some sophisticated equipment to scan and see if any signals being sent up to the satellite, since the satellite to earth signal side is going to happen regardless.

Only problem is that you have to intercept the signals from above the location that the ground dish is transmitting at.

Russia would have to have satellite's that can detect the ground signals, which of course they may already have the ability to do, or they would have to create a satellite for this, and it may need a number of satellites to triangulate the position.
 
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elon musk GIF
 

tillbot8

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Well if Musk ever does run for office the Dems are now going to have to be a little more creative with their smears!