Somebody slapped a Starlink satellite dish on their car's hood. Police slapped them with a ticket.

Sourced from https://mashable.com/article/starlink-satellite-dish-car

A lineup of Starlink satellites in orbit, captured across multiple exposures.

Sometimes innovators are punished or laughed at, or they’re simply ahead of their time.

I’m not sure that’s the case here but whatever. You’ve still got to hand it to a motorist who apparently attached a Starlink satellite dish to the hood of their car. Starlink, for the unaware, is Space X’s satellite-based internet service provider.

Anyway, here, look at this innovation.

The California Highway Patrol posted on Facebook that the driver claimed the dish only blocked their view “when I make right turns,” which wouldn’t be great. CNBC reported that CHP gave the driver a ticket for the obstruction and that the motorist told an officer they used the dish to work from their car.

“Yes, it is in fact illegal to mount a satellite dish to the hood of your vehicle, obstructing your… Read More

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