Ed's Archive

In theory, this is both a personal archive and blog that will focus mostly on Law, Technology and Digital Rights. 
In practice, anything goes (specially indie games!).
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Leia de novo

Uma nota rápida, que a preguiça e a falta de foco não me permitem mais: Uma pessoa acha que já não acontece, mas por vezes ainda há coisas ainda nos conseguem surpreender. Por exemplo, um legislador com dificuldades na interpretação de um texto. O editorial…

Patents on life-saving drugs. Remembering AIDS.

«During the AIDS epidemic of the 1990s and 2000s which ravaged Africa and other parts of the world, the principal anti-retroviral treatments were all under patent with big multinational pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer, which kept prices much too high for most…

Festa da Wiki-Lusofonia

Por ocasião dos 20 anos da Wikipédia em Português. Parabéns à Wiki-Lusofonia! Programa das festas aqui. ◾ Cultura - Leonardo Foletto (Creative Commons Brasil) ◾ Ciência - Jean Carlos Ferreira dos Santos (NIC.br) ◾ Software - Tiago Carrondo (ANSOL) ◾ Direitos digitais - Eduardo Santos…

On Stallman

As a lawyer/attorney I have some kind of professional bias towards always trying to see things in the best possible light, even (and specially) the kind of things that society in general disapproves the most: crimes. Presenting things in the best possible light doesn't change…

Site update: Let's go Publii!

Welcome to my updated website. I gave up Joomla and converted to Publii. Publii is just sick. Downsides: I've been following these guys' work since GavickPro, a provider of Joomla templates and extensions which were quite something, at the time. I was a happy customer and…

Florence

Florence is a short piece of art. Five star creativity & story-telling. It will show you how to win a BAFTA Award in 40 mins. You should play it. Casual games are losing its negative connotation, although monetization is still a problem, it didn't sell…