Re: Camera and the Mohawk (Was: SOC RX-78 Gundam Pics)

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 14:44:47 -0700 (MST)

> > Sure, but the banning of Minovski particle scattering may well be a
> >_Federation_ wish list item. Makes it easier to keep tabs on everyone,
> "When Minovski particles are outlawed, only outlaws will have them."
> Outlaws, and those who are *authorized* to have them.

  Basically, what the Fed accomplished was "Criminalization" of M-Particle
use... Prevents people from using them spuriously to cover their tracks or
'stealth' their ships.

> Did you know that some encryption algorithms are classified as "munitions"?

  Yep! And the penalties for trafficing them are severe!

> >>utterly defeated, the Antarctic treaty is just an empty piece of paper.
> > And by the way, the Gundam 0083 The Movies film comic claims that the
> >GP02A was developed _in response_ to Killings' attempt to nuke Side 6 in
> Now if only they'd thought of that (and said it) sometime during Volume 1....

  I know, I know... it would have made the GP-02A alot less contrived
sounding, and would have been yet another strong link to 0080 (other than
MS designs).

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