WIRED.com about Luxembourg's New Law for Space Miners

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"[...] on August 1, Luxembourg plans to adopt a new law that gives empyrean mining companies the rights to whatever they pull from asteroids—making itself an attractive place for those companies to settle and distribute their harvested riches.

Here are two things you should know about Luxembourg: One, its population is less than Milwaukee’s. Two, its per-capita GDP is second-highest in the world, according to currently available World Bank figures. In other words, the Grand Duchy is small, but the Grand Duchy is mighty."

Article by Sarah Scoles via wired.com

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