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Net Neutrality Is Essential for Virtual Worlds

Proposed plans by Verizon and Google to change the FCC rules requiring all Internet traffic to be treated equally would have dire consequences for the future of virtual worlds and the Internet as a whole. Continue reading

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Korean Curfew Imposed on Juvenile Gamers Uses National ID Number

Curfew on young gamers is designed to help them get more sleep and reduce the rates of internet addiction, but achieving that goal may prove difficult in other countries. Continue reading

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Virtual World Addiction’s Deadly Costs

As videogames become more addictive, it seems that some form of government regulation is likely to emerge to counteract its effects. Continue reading

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Korean Court Strikes Down Penalties for RMT

So the big news around the VW blogosphere today is the Korean Supreme Court’s ruling that puts virtual currency and property on the same level as real currency and property. ¬†Well, almost. ¬†Before we get too far ahead of ourselves … Continue reading

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