Online “banker” runs off with cash, avatars cry foul

The collapse of EIB has spawned a bit of an uproar in the MMORPG community, and there has been some musing on how real-world laws might be applied in the future to bring such “criminals” to justice (we’re talking about the actual human players here, not the in-game avatars).

Read this article from Ars.  For more on the topic of how virtual crimes may cross over into “reality,” visit and contribute to the A Rape in Cyberspace article on the Whats New Media Wiki.

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One response to “Online “banker” runs off with cash, avatars cry foul

  1. Pingback: Virtual Cons, but “real” consequences? « What’s New Media?

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