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Will Federal Law Require Virtual Worlds to Accommodate People with Disabilities?

The question has been raised in courts on several occasions, should Internet companies be required to make their sites accessible to people with disabilities?  I’ve come across a few cases that I was going to discuss in my class in … Continue reading

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More Stories About Virtual Items and the People Who Buy Them

Sales of virtual goods continue to grab headlines, but there’s nothing really new going on. People have always spent large sums of money on things of nominal value as long as there’s a big enough group of people who think they have value. Continue reading

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FarmVille Gets Un-Virtual with Real World Cross-Promotions

Virtual farming craze leads to real food products available in your local 7-11 convenience store. Continue reading

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