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Archive for May, 2007

Quick note to welcome readers who are visiting Virtually Blind for the first time after following the link in this Reuters article on trademark misuse in virtual worlds (particularly in Second Life). If you’re looking for the VB post that was discussed in the Reuters article, you can find it here. I’m quoted in the [...]

I’ve been out of town for a few days, so I’ll get caught up by way of VB‘s regular feature, “Quicklinks.” Here’s today’s batch. Tony Walsh is asking readers for input on trademark reporting in Second Life. He recalls (as, vaguely, do I) some mechanism in Second Life for reporting trademark violations to Linden Lab. [...]

At one point, I thought Virtually Blind was flirting with overspecialization, but I came across this today: a new blog called Second Life Law. The site’s promising name aside, SLL appears, at least for now, to be a largely automated aggregator for Second Life news in general (and the aggregator needs a little tuning; it [...]

Just a quick post closing out an ugly week in virtual law on a more upbeat note. On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending a solid presentation on legal issues facing virtual worlds in Second Life. The presentation was given by ‘Shmapple Patrono,’ the avatar of a student at Ithaca College. It was well [...]

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