Can I avoid the fee if I walk under an umbrella?
Angeles Duran, 49, told the online edition of daily El Mundo she took the step in September after reading about an American man who had registered himself as the owner of the moon and most planets in our Solar System.
There is an international agreement which states that no country may claim ownership of a planet or star, but it says nothing about individuals, she added…
Duran, who lives in the town of Salvaterra do Mino, said she now wants to slap a fee on everyone who uses the sun and give half of the proceeds to the Spanish government and 20 percent to the nation’s pension fund.
She would dedicate another 10 percent to research, another 10 percent to ending world hunger — and would keep the remaining 10 percent herself.
- Wackiest Story of the Weekend: Woman Claims Ownership of the Sun, Wants All Who Use It to Pay Her a Fee (frugal-cafe.com)
- Spanish woman claims ownership of the Sun (newsinfo.inquirer.net)
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