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Originally posted by mapsurfer_
Admittedly I don't know SETI's funding status. but...
Yes, if the government funds it, then they effectively control it. It would be sooo much better if SETI was international and a 100% privately funded organization.
Originally posted by global_cordon
Like i said b4 the lack of response to my post means that probably no 1 really believes SETI isnt compromised.
Originally posted by jra
reply to post by GrayFox
They (SETI@home) piggyback on other projects that use the telescope and they use whatever data is collected for themselves. I'm not sure on the exact details of how it all works though.
Originally posted by Unisol
dude seti..sux...its a stupid project about listening to the space...
and if they find anything good..they just keep then to thenselfs..or whoevers funding them...they should pay the people that are gulluble to use theyr seto home program...GOD I HATE THEM...using peoples computers..and not telling...bastards