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If you've got a parcel on the Second Life mainland that deals in content or services that would be classified under the Adults-Only rating, today is your last day to submit a request to participate in the land-exchange program to Zindra, the Adult continent. Admittedly, there's apparently a ba...

July 24th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There are several sets of rules for users of Second Life. The Terms of Service (TOS) and Community Standards (CS) which combined form your explicit service-contract with Linden Lab, and assorted implicit ones, like following any additional conditions the owner of whatever land-parcel that you are c...

June 27th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Linden Lab has released the new viewer, bringing Second Life up to 1.23 a few days earlier than expected, off the back of a very short release-candidate cycle. The new viewer brings three things with it: The new Adults-only continent (formerly Ursula and now Zindra), user-verification by documents...

June 16th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Linden Lab have made a new Second Life viewer release-candidate available. RC4 is the fifth release candidate in the 1.23 series (Linden Lab starts counting from RC0). It's looking increasingly like the objective is to release before the Second Life sixth anniversary (23 June). Barely any changes t...

June 11th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Linden Lab have made a new Second Life viewer release-candidate available. RC3 is the fourth release candidate in the 1.23 series (Linden Lab starts counting from RC0). The 1.23 series is being fast-tracked, as it is scheduled to go live by the end of June. We're expecting this one or the next one t...

June 4th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Linden Lab has set up a group of test regions for the new three-way content-ratings system, but the reactions we're getting from users indicate that many are less than pleased with the setup. Featuring electric fences, warning signs, barbed wire and floodlights, some feel that the setup evokes more...

May 29th 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Linden Lab have made a new Second Life viewer release-candidate available. RC2 is the third release candidate in the 1.23 series (Linden Lab starts counting from RC0). The 1.23 series is being fast-tracked, as it is scheduled to go live by the end of June. This release features six crash-fixes, prob...

May 21st 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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As you may recall, just over a week ago, I put a poll out there asking people what their opinions were about Linden Lab's upcoming content policies for Second Life. Not why they thought the policy was being made, but how they felt personally about it. The overall balance of responses varied a fair b...

May 16th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Linden Lab have made a new Second Life viewer release-candidate available. RC1 is the second release candidate in the 1.23 series (Linden Lab starts counting from RC0). The 1.23 series is being fast-tracked, as it is scheduled to go live by the end of June. The last RC's propensity to false-trigger...

May 8th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments