Monday, December 31, 2007
If it sounds too good to be true
Technology Review has an excellent article by David Talbot entitled "The Fleecing of the Avatars", which deals with the difficulties of consumer protection and regulatory supervision of commerce on Second Life and other virtual worlds. Financial rip-offs are hard enough to avoid in-world, and this article gives a really good description of the issues when virtual currency is in play.
Posted by Paul Levy at 12/31/2007 05:49:00 AM