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Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and...
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I loved this on the Marketplace Tech Report this morning.* Thought I’d share.* It’s all about Sony’s new Terms of...
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It's clear that both ends of the economic spectrum feel a sense of entitlement. ...
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Sad sad sad http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/14/world/americas/belize-mayan-pyramid-destroyed
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An interesting idea came up in my class last week about the future transportability of virtual world avatars into...
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I realize I’ve become one of those bloggers who goes for days weeks at a time with no updates. *I have no excuse. *I’m...
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Update 2 (Oct. 17, 2011):*ZDNet reports*that the Missouri Senate just voted unanimously to repeal its*recently-passed...
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I just wanted to post a link to this great post on children’s privacy in online worlds. I’ll follow up with some of my...
May2-10 04:30 PM
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My sister forwarded a link to me the other day about what I think can only be cause for disaster. The two most...
Oct12-10 12:49 AM
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Hi everyone. *I’ve been pretty busy the last few weeks and blog neglect is a definite consequence. *Ironically, it...
May25-10 03:50 PM
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Linden Lab, the creator of Second Life, issued a revision to its Terms of Service agreement earlier this month. *The...
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I love Sundays. *I sleep in, listen to NPR’s Weekend Edition while making breakfast and catch up on my Facebook news...
Jan5-11 10:35 PM
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Happy New Year everyone! *I thought I’d start off 2011 with an update of what’s going on in the virtual land class...
Jan3-11 06:30 PM
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Gratuitous self-promotion alert! *I was quoted in this Sunday’s Minneapolis Star-Tribune for an article about the...
Feb15-11 02:35 PM
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Alright, I’m back!* I had to stay up late to get this published, but it was worth it, I think.* More to follow soon....
May6-11 09:01 AM
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The folks over at everyone’s “favorite” social network, MySpace Facebook*launched a new service on their site this...
May8-11 01:50 AM
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When the time came to discuss cyber-bullying in class last month, we quickly discovered that finding a clear...
May16-11 04:10 PM
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I’ve talked fairly often on this blog about the trade of virtual goods and virtual currencies in virtual worlds such...
Jun17-11 03:08 PM
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Cyber-bullying is a hot topic these days. *Many social networking sites have policies directed toward preventing...
Aug9-11 09:55 PM
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You knew this day was coming. *We’ve known that for several years, employers have been scouring the web looking for...
Jul28-11 10:28 PM
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As a wise man once said, knee jerk laws written after one person got away with something they shouldn’t have rarely...
Aug4-11 02:14 PM
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A German court found that Facebook’s “Like” button violates EU data privacy laws.* It’s an interesting development.*...
Aug25-11 02:57 PM
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It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means?* Time for yet another privacy overhaul over at everyone’s favorite social...
Aug25-11 04:40 PM
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If you’re a hardcore player of World of Warcraft, you know how stringently its parent company, Blizzard, has fought to...
Oct21-11 12:27 PM
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Hey everyone, thanks for being a loyal reader of this blog. *I thought I’d share the good news that my law*review...
Sep13-11 03:40 PM
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This week marked the 25 anniversary of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the 1986 law that forms the basis of...
Oct24-11 10:55 AM
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If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know that my law review article about virtual items was published in...
Oct24-11 01:50 AM
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This is really just a post telling you to go read this story from the Marketplace Tech Report this morning and a...
Nov16-11 11:25 PM
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Congratulations are in order. *Starting today, Blizzard is marking the seventh year since the renowned virtual world,...
Nov29-11 07:52 AM
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I received a link to this story from Huffington Post this morning with the apparently outrageous news that Ally Bank...
Dec3-11 09:40 AM
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I’ve been saying it for a while now, but a new report by the U.S. Department of Education confirms that Minnesota’s...
Feb1-12 09:37 PM
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Perhaps the most well-known social gaming company is getting ready to launch its initial public offering (IPO) later...
Dec13-11 08:20 PM
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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is the controversial bill that would make it illegal to show search results to or...
Dec15-11 12:40 PM
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Engadget is reporting that the U.S. House of Representatives committee charged with evaluating the Stop Online Piracy...
Dec22-11 10:51 PM
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Yesterday, President Obama dealt yet another blow to the faltering, studio-backed anti-piracy bill known as the Stop...
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The Wikipedia community announced late yesterday that it would initiate a site-wide blackout of its English language...
Jan17-12 02:49 AM
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What a week it has been for that little anti-piracy bill known as SOPA. *Together with her sister bill in the Senate,...
Feb3-12 01:20 AM
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Today marked a big win for privacy advocates. *The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling on the question of whether...
Feb14-12 08:23 PM
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The social networking service*Twitter announced a new tool today that allows it to selectively censor users’ tweets...
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Speaks for...
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Does economic freedom = deregulation?
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