Regina Lynn’s Sex Drive column this week focuses on the Eros copyright litigation. Regina makes a point that I’ve been wanting to make here — basically, that this is a real lawsuit and it shouldn’t be treated as a joke. The snickering coverage is inevitable, of course, given the confluence of a lawsuit, a virtual world, and a sex toy (wow, typing that… yeah, it really is inevitable) but journalists who want to riff on this should at least read the complaint.
On the upside, press attention is focused on virtual law like it hasn’t been since the Bragg case was filed, which should help put some of the bigger picture issues in virtual law on the table in the long run.
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