This week, in The Virtual Whirl, we're taking a look at the vigilante side of intellectual property rights.
For many, it seems like a good idea to mass-report or name-and-shame intellectual property rights violators whenever and wherever you see them ... but is it really?
February 13th 2010 at 4:00pm
Eros LLC, and graphic designer Shannon Grei (Munchflower Zaius) have filed a class-action lawsuit against Linden Research Inc, more commonly known as Linden Lab, developers and operators of popular virtual environment Second Life, on behalf of themselves and of copyright/trademark holders and Second...
September 16th 2009 at 9:00am
Ever since the original panic over Copybot (a Second Life bot that was trivially equipped to duplicate geometry or avatars) there's been a recurring series of rumors about Copybot 2.0, starting from about a week or two after the original fuss.
Every month we get Instant Messages or emails about Copy...
March 20th 2008 at 6:30am