>TOTAL IRRESPONSIBILITY! Just who gives these people
>permission to broadcast our location into space?
>into space should be decided by the consensus of the
>population of the whole planet not by a small group
>It's like leaving a ticking Nuclear weapon in a time
>capsule for future generations to open.
See this Web page from The SETI League:
Of course we have been broadcasting electromagnetic leakage
into the Milky Way galaxy for decades, so a few direct broadcasts
(and oh yes, we also did this to the Messier 13 globular star cluster
from Arecibo in 1974, and I suppose you can count the Pioneer
Plaques and Voyager Records sent in the 1970s) may not make
much of a difference.
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