Virtual-economy

12.12.08
LGJ: Regulating Virtual Currency
12.12.08

LGJ: Regulating Virtual Currency

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues a...

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11.26.08
A look at virtual banking in EVE Online
11.26.08

A look at virtual banking in EVE Online

EVE Online is set apart from most MMOs out there in that players find ways to establish and run larg...

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11.03.08
China legislates 20% tax rate on virtual currency profits
11.03.08

China legislates 20% tax rate on virtual currency profits

While much of the world's gold farming activity is based in mainland China, the black market industr...

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10.15.08
Real world economic impact on MMOs and virtual worlds?
10.15.08

Real world economic impact on MMOs and virtual worlds?

Given the drastic real world economic shifts of late, is it unreasonable to assume that there will b...

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09.05.08
Should your GM be able to tax you?
09.05.08

Should your GM be able to tax you?

This idea's been floated before, but a few people on the forums have responded pretty enthusiastical...

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05.05.08
Curing mudflation before it starts
05.05.08

Curing mudflation before it starts

For many players, the mysteries of a virtual economy are best left as that -- a mystery. The numbers...

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04.18.08
Taxing your virtual economy
04.18.08

Taxing your virtual economy

Logging into World of Warcraft to check the mailbox for a new treasure trove of gold is pretty norma...

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04.08.08
Lawsuit claims IGE dug too greedily and too deep
04.08.08

Lawsuit claims IGE dug too greedily and too deep

Out of sunny Florida comes a storm ready to rain on the parade of gold sellers everywhere. Gold sel...

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03.29.08
Put your money where your mouth is
03.29.08

Put your money where your mouth is

With EVE continuing to amaze economic researchers due to the complexity of its economic system, I de...

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