Earth-related laws will be applicable around the Earth and on the Moon, but anything further than that is considered to be exempt from them. As such, the people who colonize Mars will have to make their own laws. Or, more exactly: “The disputes will be settled according to principles of autonomy, established in good faith, at the time of the Martian settlement.”
Now the meaning behind Musk “Free March” has been fully revealed / confirmed. Then again, for those who have been keeping up with the latest developments on Starlink, the network of man-made satellites meant to bring the Internet into space, and SpaceX, this can’t come as a huge surprise. Some time ago, Elon Musk himself said that the Martian colony should be independent from Earth in any way, as a hypothetical World War III could be the end of our planet, so the colonists would have to learn to fend for themselves. without any outside help. .
Only @Elon Musk would write that shit.
From the Starlink Terms of Service.
It already sets the legal framework for the Martian colony … pic.twitter.com/GRt1SKwVWJ
– Entire March Catalog (@WholeMarsBlog) October 28, 2020