Planetary-scale ISPs require a policy Rethink of Global Proportions

J Scott Christianson
Nov 18 · 6 min read

Our tiny blue planet is quickly being encased in layers of fast-flying, low-earth orbiting satellites in an effort to provide Internet access to earth’s three billion unconnected and slowly connected inhabitants. Like much of the 21st-century space race, these efforts are backed by billionaires, fueled by their egos, and shaped by their vision for humanity’s future. Elon…