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8. When I worked for a DOD contractor ...
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 02:20 AM
Apr 16

we weren't allowed to sell anything with military capability to any foreign country without permission from the DOD and some other agency, I think it was the FTC.

How is SpaceX able to get away with this?

KICK orangecrush Apr 15 #1
This way the Russians can block Ukraine from communicating on the battlefront... Deuxcents Apr 15 #2
Elon Musk is dangerous. nt KPN Apr 15 #3
Here is the title at the link. They are black market starlink. applegrove Apr 16 #5
The DOJ's Criminal Division had better have a sitdown with Musk about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. ancianita Apr 16 #17
I think when Musk claimed no knowledge... lame54 Apr 16 #25
Typically when stuff gets on the black market the applegrove Apr 16 #27
ford sold trucks to hitler both of them hated jews nt msongs Apr 15 #4
They are blackmarket starlink. applegrove Apr 16 #6
Black Market hardware Johnny2X2X Apr 16 #16
You're right. Musk knows about it and is playing ignorant. ancianita Apr 16 #18
C Y B E R Trucks are on the way! TeamProg Apr 16 #12
Article... littlemissmartypants Apr 16 #7
When I worked for a DOD contractor ... aggiesal Apr 16 #8
There stuff ends up in the black market. I would think they should investigate applegrove Apr 16 #10
OFAC FrankChurchDem Apr 16 #20
If so, how are Musk evading the sanctions against Russia? DJ Synikus Makisimus Apr 16 #9
Musk claims no involvement. applegrove Apr 16 #11
What does no involvement mean? He's the CEO of the company right? Fla Dem Apr 16 #15
He does not see any transaction on the black market. applegrove Apr 16 #24
But he -does- know that recievers are operating in Russia. Shipwack Apr 16 #31
Coca-cola is not sanctioned afaik unblock Apr 16 #29
Something's not right about that. We didn't sell battle aids to the nazis in WWll. brush Apr 16 #13
"Wholly owned, independent arm's length entities." DFW Apr 16 #14
I think it is just buyers who resell stuff on the black market. No applegrove Apr 16 #22
He is not. It is the black market. Musk has no control over that. applegrove Apr 16 #23
misleading title from the link WarGamer Apr 16 #19
SpaceX is required FrankChurchDem Apr 16 #21
Excellent point. Unfortunately he still has a small number of devotees here who want to explain away everything. BannonsLiver Apr 16 #26
Hardly a day passes we don't learn something else shady about Elon Musk. I wish he'd been in the driver's ... marble falls Apr 16 #28
So... Let me get this straight. Shipwack Apr 16 #30
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