Archive for the ‘EULA’ Category

Second LIfe ToS: virtual world and national law systems at redline

September 26, 2007

Second LIfe ToS: virtual world and national law systems at redline
On September 18th Lindend Lab, the company that runs Second Life, Changed the world’s Terms of Services. Something like that should remind us how easy is for the “owner of the world ” to change the rules of the game and should rise some concerns to all the people out there who think they are in some way protected as virtual citizens by EULA or ToS. Those are not comparable with law.. unless you would admit that law is something that the boss can change whenever he wants

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Terra Nova: Lindenomics and liability P2P movement and telehubs

September 26, 2007

Terra Nova: Lindenomics and liability

Virtual World Law

September 26, 2007

Virtual World Law

Virtual World Law

James Grimmelmann

Abstract

A survey of the legal issues raised by a typical user agreement for a virtual world, written primarily for an audience of developers, but also potentially of interest to lawyers and virtual world scholars.

Suggested Citation

James Grimmelmann. Virtual World Law, in Business and Legal Primer for Game Development 311 (S. Gregory Boyd & Brian Green. eds, Charles River Media 2006)

Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » There.com Changes “Texture Theft” Rules, Actively Protects Users’ In-World Intellectual Property

August 13, 2007

Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » There.com Changes “Texture Theft” Rules, Actively Protects Users’ In-World Intellectual Property