] Galileo was to provide highly accurate, guaranteed global
] positioning services under civilian control.
] Talks are underway between the US and the European Union
] to ensure that the navigation satellite system will
] operate with - not interfere with - the present U.S.
] Global Positioning System (GPS). In practice this would
] mean the US can jam frequencies if desired (without
] consulting the Europeans first), but it also wants
] control over the accuracy of the system for security
] purposes, according to Tagesschau.
interesting debate... should we have the right to shut down their system when it's convenient for us?