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While stocks last, the first edition hardback of David Langford's first solo book War in 2080: The Future of Military Technology (1979) is available within the UK only for the cost of postage – £3.50 (allowing for PayPal fees; you can add a bit more towards the Ansible site if you like). For this item, please use the button below to avoid confusion with other site donations:
The Great Ansible® Trademark Initiative. On Facebook in Spring 2016 I mentioned worries about a planned rival magazine "stealing" the long established Ansible title. A surge of support from the following splendid people very quickly funded an Ansible trademark application which was approved and registered by the UK Intellectual Property Office on 8 July 2016. Thanks for all the help to: Jody Lynn Nye, Harry Payne, Mark Price, Susan Shwartz, Colin Harris, George Wells, James Bacon, Peter Mabey, Eddie Cochrane, Judith Mortimore, Philip Dyson, Douglas Faunt, James Viner, David Weingart, Beale-Williams Enterprise, Becky Thomson, James Shields, Carl Allery, John Bangsund, Sean Ellis, Paul Lagasse, Mark Yon, Ian Collier, Sarah Mooring, Steve Glover, Vanessa May, Nicholas Gibbins, David W Goldman, Brian Nisbet, Kari, John Waggott, Jonathan Lewis-Jones, Esther MacCallum-Stewart, Mark Slater, Camilla Pomeroy, Fiona Scarlett, Jayne Nelson, Catherine Pickersgill, Alison Scott, Liz Williams, Mike Cobley and Andrew Wells.
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Thanks also for past help, by various routes, to: Nick Brooke, Eileen Gunn, John Harvey, Martin Hoare, Hazel Langford, David Redd, Ben Roimola, Christopher Priest, Joe Siclari, Andrew Wells.