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Joking aside, this sounds like a wonderful project, both on the astronomy side and on the technology side. I can't wait to see what they find out with it.
My God! It's full of stars!
Okay...now I am willing to put joking aside.
You have to watch Blaine all the time, Blaine is a pain, and that is the truth.
The government only lifts people out of poverty to expand the economy in order to produce more tax revenue
A government doesn't lift its people. It is carried upon their backs.
We'd need to make it analogous to the phone system, with certain sites' addresses being, in effect, "1-800" numbers. Something which must be accounted for in the company's business model. The costs you're addressing wouldn't just appear, they're there already. The only difference is you would be able to see where they are coming from, and know who ultimately pays for them. I would prefer to pay for that which I actually use, rather than try to use what I'm paying for anyway.