Posted on Jul 17, 2023

The text discusses a current surge of interest in UFOs (or UAPs) and a bipartisan measure in the Senate aimed at compelling the U.S. government to publicly release records relating to possible UFO sightings after decades of secrecy. The proposal is modeled after a 1992 law related to the assassination of President John Kennedy, and it calls for the collection of UAP records with a presumption of immediate disclosure. However, the government would retain "eminent domain" over any recovered technologies of unknown origin and biological evidence of "non-human intelligence" controlled by private individuals or entities.

The author agrees with the national-security exemption and sunset clause but expresses concerns about the government's ability to expropriate any alien technology found on private land. They argue that private individuals who discover such technologies should be able to exploit them, similar to the ownership of mineral rights by U.S. landowners during the fracking revolution. However, they suggest that Washington should have the right to inspect the wreckage and impose export restrictions on advanced alien technology.

Regarding biological evidence of "non-human" intelligence, the author believes it is reasonable for the government to handle this matter, considering potential safety risks, such as live aliens turning dangerous or acting as spies.

The text contains a mix of opinion and speculation on the implications of the proposed measure in relation to UFO encounters and potential discoveries of extraterrestrial technology and life forms.