Pacific Epoch reports that China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and Ministry of Information Industry (MII) are set to jointly release regulations for online video and audio programs in 2008. The regulations reportedly will allow only state-owned firms and state-controlled companies to broadcast video and audio programs online, and all programs are [...]
Archive for December, 2007
Shanda, developer of MMORPG The World of Legend, has been ordered to pay 5,000 Yuan (US $679) and apologize to a gamer for taking away his virtual tools, reports Pacific Epoch. The gamer discovered six virtual items worth more than 1,500 Yuan (US $204) missing from his game account on November 22, 2006 (perhaps the [...]
On behalf of the anonymous editor of Blawg Review, I am pleased to pass along the following 2007 Blawg Review Award nomination recommendations. These nomination recommendations (all of which are sites that hosted Blawg Review at some point in 2007) were announced by VB’s editor at a live presentation in Second Life earlier today. Virtual [...]
VB will be taking a holiday break while the editor cooks a turkey, entertains relatives, finishes the current draft of Virtual Law, and tackles a few home remodeling projects. Thanks for making VB’s first year so interesting and so much fun. Posting will resume around December 28. Happy holidays!