India tells Starlink to stop offering satellite internet without a license

grarpamp grarpamp at
Sat Nov 27 13:46:05 PST 2021

On 11/27/21, jim bell <jdb10987 at> wrote:
> Jim Bell's comment:
> Starlink should sell non-local "mobile" service anywhere.  Without bothering
> with "licenses".

As with other mentions of opportunities for Starlink on this list...

Starlink should opensource its satcom link protocols and publish
a DIY "Maker" version of its dish on github so that anyone who pays
anonymously via crypto and includes a pubkey, can subscribe
and build and use their satcom internet service freely across
the world. Lots of people have crypto to spend and would
be *very* willing to pay for that service. And not least among
many great use cases including mobile journalists, human
rights, applied infotech self-learning, etc, because...

> India is a country which 'turns off' Internet for 'political' reasons.

The USA is a country which 'turns off' Internet for 'political' reasons...
censorship, BigTech and Media services owned by one partisanship,
granted subsidy abatements finance priviledge and license by
government aka "a country", ahem. China and plenty of others too.

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