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Who owns Sol?
In a crafty stunt designed to "expose the phony extraterrestrial real estate industry," British legal scholar Virgiliu Pop declared in 2001 that he owns the sun and can charge the "owners" of other solar system bodies for the solar energy they receive.
Pop has written several papers on space property rights and is a member of the IISL.
"The Lunar Embassy does not own the moon, hence it cannot sell it," Pop said in an e-mail interview. "If you still believe you can actually own the moon by buying it from the Lunar Embassy, then you will have to pay me utilities fees for the sun that I own as much (or as little) as Mr. Hope owns the moon."
Originally posted by they see ALL
who the hell is Sol???
Originally posted by Murcielago
Originally posted by Xon
I doent think that the us owns the moon or mars. No one does! But I am not sure but I think Europa has sent something to mars. But they did not get respons back after landing. As I said I am not sure! And I have heard that someone did sell (I doent know what it is on english but) Lot's like a house lot... if you understand. But this was not legal so the man that did this was aressted. But I mean that No one owns the moon or Mars
You mean Europe (not Europa) - In which case has been talked about, called Beagle, it probably smacked into the Martian ground.
Untill actual colonization somewhere, You cant own it. (IE: sending a probe to Mars or Americans to the moon, does not make you the owner. However in the future if there are future bases on the moon, and they are planned to be there indeffiniatly then I would say that, Yes, we would own the moon. and by we, I dont mean Americans, I mean the human race.