Tag Archives: Terms of Service

Sony Playstation’s New Terms of Service as a One-Act Radio Drama

I loved this on the Marketplace Tech Report this morning.  Thought I’d share.  It’s all about Sony’s new Terms of Service that seek to further reduce its liability even more now in light of the massive hacking outage they suffered … Continue reading

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Digital Estate Planning

It’s something most people don’t want to think about, but it is inevitable: What happens to your online accounts and digital stuff when you shuffle off this mortal coil?  Unless Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity is actually here, we are going to … Continue reading

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Second Life is Finally Calling Linden$ Tokens

Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life, issued a revision to its Terms of Service agreement earlier this month.  The terms span 23 pages in Times New Roman in 11pt font, so if you’re not the sort of person who … Continue reading

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Social Networks Need a Universal Bill of Rights

Privacy policies need more consistency. We have already seen that sites will respond to user demands if they are concentrated and focused, thus it’s time for a Social Networks Bill of Rights! Continue reading

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UPDATE: Second Life Land Class Action Suit Still Going

A summary of what’s happened in the virtual property class action lawsuit to date. Continue reading

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Foul Language and Censorship: Who decides what can be said online?

Offensive language gets a reprieve from Court of Appeals, but rules are still vague in virtual world Terms of Use policies. Continue reading

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