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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    US GPS is managed by the DoD, not NASA. So yes, Trump could start charging. The other two countries who manage GPS satellites are China and Russia. At any time these countries could pull the plug or degrade the service.

    The EU is running the Galileo project to produce free, non-militarily controlled GPS. More than half the satellites are already in place, and the system is expected to be fully operational by 2019.

    "What did the EU ever do for us?"
    Once in place - the EU will be able to track and charge for everything. Big Brother will be watching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    Er, wasted billions duplicating a system which already exists? It would have been way way cheaper to pay the DoD for unfettered access, n'est pas?
    More negative waves...

    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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