Virtual-currency

06.03.11
The Lawbringer: China, forced labor, and why we must stop buying gold
06.03.11

The Lawbringer: China, forced labor, and why we must stop buying gold

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genr...

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04.14.11
FBI raids University of Michigan apartment over possible WoW fraud
04.14.11

FBI raids University of Michigan apartment over possible WoW fraud

A University of Michigan student apartment became the focus of a recent investigation by the FBI,...

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04.08.11
BBC suggests gold farming may bolster poorer economies
04.08.11

BBC suggests gold farming may bolster poorer economies

Who says gold farmers are devilspawn and deserving of a fate worse than death? Well, a lot of MMO...

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02.04.11
The Lawbringer: Hacking and valuing virtual currency
02.04.11

The Lawbringer: Hacking and valuing virtual currency

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genr...

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09.29.10
Free for All: How much for a ten-spot?
09.29.10

Free for All: How much for a ten-spot?

In this week's Free for All, I decided to check out some cash-shop games to see what I might get fo...

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12.16.09
Square Enix introduces 'Crysta' proprietary money system in Japan
12.16.09

Square Enix introduces 'Crysta' proprietary money system in Japan

There's nothing quite like the feeling of exchanging your very own hard-earned cash for virtual duc...

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11.23.09
EVE Morning Report provides news-style daily snapshot of game's economy
11.23.09

EVE Morning Report provides news-style daily snapshot of game's economy

EVE Online is a game that can be different things to different people. While some players are inten...

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06.29.09
New legislation in China outlaws gold farming
06.29.09

New legislation in China outlaws gold farming

Gold farmers. We know you hate them... We know. And we've mentioned the associated gold spam as bein...

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06.10.09
EVE Online's largest player-run bank rocked by embezzlement
06.10.09

EVE Online's largest player-run bank rocked by embezzlement

We've just gotten word that EBANK, a player-run bank in EVE Online self-described as "the largest fi...

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