Should virtual theft be treated like real world theft? A UK MP says yes.

I couldn’t resist blogging quickly about this intriguing story, courtesy of The Guardian: a British MP wrote a formal question to the British government asking them to ensure that in-game theft be treated the same as real world theft.  Answer: nope (ish), but it does raise a real question which judges are already addressing…

Virtual and augmented reality: the next big legal controversy for games?

Gamer/Law friend Tommy Rousse (@Ludist) brought to my attention some interesting thoughts about Oculus Rift (the “Virtual Reality headset for 3D games), virtual reality and legal regulation of it.  His conclusion:  “I think VR is going to be the future of the new media regulation fight”.  It’s interesting stuff – take a look at http://storify.com/ludist/speculation-on-vr-regulation-after-seeing-disunion.