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Tag Archives: Second Life

Second Life Avatars Class Action Settles

Posted in eCommerce
 A federal judge certified a class at least 57,000 Second Life property owners who lost their virtual property, which led to a settlement of 43 million Linden dollars, or $172,000 according to the American Lawyer. In November 2012 US Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu in the Northern District of California in case of Evans v. Linden… Continue Reading

Virtual Law in Virtual Worlds?

Posted in eCommerce
It’s hardly a passing fancy, virtual worlds abound. Second Life boasts virtual property owned by IBM, Dell, and Manpower. Gaming giants Sony and Microsoft have announced virtual gaming communities where avatars will compete but using their specialized equipment rather than just personal computers. Since law is the glue that holds society together, it’s no wonder… Continue Reading