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Virtual worlds wind up in real courts – Games – MSNBC.com

September 27, 2007

Virtual worlds wind up in real courts – Games – MSNBC.com
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Virtual Reality ‘Avatars’ Are Now Real Enough To Be Sued — The American, A Magazine of Ideas

September 26, 2007

Virtual Reality ‘Avatars’ Are Now Real Enough To Be Sued — The American, A Magazine of Ideas
when lawsuits involve subpoenas to uncover the identities of virtual avatars—or, for that matter, pseudonymous bloggers and blog commenters—both state and federal rules of civil procedure likely need to be reformed so that plaintiffs will need to satisfy some clear standard before they can force pseudonymous Internet users into the open. My suggestion: Plaintiffs should have to discuss the merits of the case itself in a fashion specific enough to survive a motion to dismiss—and thus to justify discovering the identity behind a particular avatar.

SSRN-Virtual Worlds, Real Damages: The Odd Case of American Hero, the Greatest Horse that May Have Lived by Jason Archinaco

September 26, 2007

SSRN-Virtual Worlds, Real Damages: The Odd Case of American Hero, the Greatest Horse that May Have Lived by Jason Archinaco

Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » Proposal to Make Suing Anonymous Avatars Harder

August 6, 2007

Virtually Blind – Virtual Law | Legal Issues That Impact Virtual Worlds » Blog Archive » Proposal to Make Suing Anonymous Avatars Harder