The EU are currently voting on whether to sign-up to the ACTA treaty being proposed globally and pushed by the US. The treaty has been negotiated in secret and aims to give even more power to “intellectual property” holders. From patented seeds and medicines, to internet connections policed by your ISP, ACTA is a major threat to developing countries and freedom of expression on-line.
For more information about ACTA, and what you can do to oppose it, see this page.
All links to the previous site should redirect properly and, even though I now have a new email address, all my previous email addresses still work fine (and always will), so no one really needs to update anything.
Additionally, I now have new sites to provide services related to the software hosted here. You can currently find bug trackers for various projects here:
The bug tracker, along with Bazaar source code browser (at bzr.ed.am), and other subdomains (such as files.ed.am) should allow me to host projects on the waxworlds.org servers from now on. I had previously been going to use Launchpad, but I don’t feel Canonical represents my interests so well any more.
Little baby Benjamin was born at 1:37am on the 9th May (his due date!) weighing 8lb 11oz. Becky, once again, delivered naturally and without any pain medication whatsoever! What a star!
Becky is recovering well. And Isobel has come home (she had been with her Grandma, Grandpa and Uncle Dan) and has met her baby brother. She seems completely enamoured with him. We’re still trying to find a new routine where we get to sleep a bit. But apart from being tired, we’re all well. read more