Tech dudes are so fundamentally broken that you point out Starlink is flooding low earth orbit with garbage and they'll spend weeks assuring you that version n+1 will be incrementally less awful.
If you want to know why no one should have the spending power of billionaires: Musk once lost signal for ninety minutes while yachting in the south Pacific and now he's committed to destroying the sky.
Super looking forward to years of "this village with 83 residents has free satellite wi-fi" being uncritically published in major outlets while Starlink dumps endless money into pushing for a near-global telecommunications monopoly.
Will various isolated corners of the planet get free internet? Yeah, of course, it's the single most obvious PR move available. Free internet to Sanirajak for a century costs less than one satellite.

Is that why it's being built? Lol, no.
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