Forensic analysis is ripe for abuse if scientists are careless with the design filter.
A recent story making the rounds claims that the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence has found “a strange star” that “could mean alien life.”
Something about slovenliness is a provocation, an invitation to real mayhem.
“Human dethronement still eludes the Darwinians, whose search has stalled.”
SETI Institute has yet to detect any echo of extra-terrestial intelligence. That’s a big part of the reason that SETI had to shut down, for lack of funding, its Allen Telescope Array.