Scientist wants to beam the entire internet into space!

The director of the Center for SETI Research at the SETI Institute, Seth Shostak, proposed a plan to to beam the entire internet into space in an attempt to get a connection with aliens.

“We could transmit the contents of the internet into outer space. Such a large corpus with it’s text, pictures, videos, and sounds – would allow clever extraterrestrials to decipher much about our society, and even formulate questions that could be answered with the material in hand.”  – Seth Shostak

Some push back on this proposal, saying that humans should have a low profile in space for now. Humans already listening into deep space for anything, but haven;t heard anything. Besides I don;t know about the “whole” internet. Over 30% of the internet is porn….

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