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…

The use and legal status of virtual goods and currency

It’s conference season right now, so guess what? I have more slides for you!  Last month I spoke at Social Gaming 2012, a conference bringing together the gambling industry and a few select figures from the interactive entertainment industry…including me.  I was asked to give a presentation on the use and legal status of virtual… Continue reading The use and legal status of virtual goods and currency