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Archive for June, 2007

Linden Lab’s ‘Daniel Linden’ recently posted a statement entitled “Keeping Second Life Safe, Together” on the Official Linden Blog. The post encourages Second Life residents to report “broadly offensive” content to Linden Lab, and promises that people promoting or providing such content will be “swiftly met with a variety of sanctions, including termination of accounts, [...]

The folks at Harvard Law School who have been running mock trials in Second Life have produced a machinima reenactment of part of the Dred Scott argument before the Supreme Court in 1856. It’s just a proof-of-concept video, and there are some production issues (e.g. seeing the attorney who is “speaking” typing in the air [...]

Virtually Blind periodically runs “quicklinks” — items that are not long enough for a full story, but are worth a click. Here’s today’s batch: Gamepolitics reports that French watchdog group Familles de France is bringing a lawsuit targeting Second Life and a number of ISP’s who provide access to it because Second Life contains, “…pornographic [...]

A Federal judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a new 46 page order (.pdf) in the Bragg v. Linden case denying Philip Rosedale’s motion to dismiss the portion of the lawsuit directed at him for lack of personal jurisdiction, and also denying defendants’ motion to compel arbitration. Commentary First, I’m excited to see [...]

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