As others here have pointed out, by the time the craft gets to the targeted alien planet, the original researchers who implemented the idea of "telepresence" will have been dead a long time and those who are responsible at the time the craft gets there will be wondering "what the hell is that blinking red light for on that console".
Don't they know that cool people only drive their black cars at night???
Seriously, isn't ALL California cars supposed to be CFC free?
(Anybody else sick of this Democratic Party cram-down of legislation, day in and day out? I just want to live my life dammit.)
What video game shall we blame for Adolf Hitler's actions?
(Oh, that's right. VIDEO GAMES weren't invented yet!!!)
The human mind is the greatest weapon ever created, plain and simple. Because the German police have lost touch with reality and decided to be patrol officers instead of being active in their society, what that teenager did was ALLOWED to happen.
Who needs this headache; not me. I'm going back to IE.
As for the people who write these programs, they need to be PUT TO DEATH.
Seriously, if you want to steal from me, come to my house. I promise to make it a fair fight.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. -- John Kenneth Galbraith