So much telemarketing is just scam these days
Most of them seem to be trying to get me to donate to their political campaign or charity, which after further research, doesn't exist.
Nowadays I think I'd rather donate to a political party that doesn't exist than to one that does..
How can any nation grant right over something outside its sovereignty?
Indeed! It seems to presume a lot. Perhaps this just regulates the behavior of US companies mining asteroids.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. -- Arthur C. Clarke