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Virtual World Integration and Social Networking

  1. Feb 23, 2010 #1
    An interesting idea came up in my class last week about the future transportability of virtual world avatars into other virtual worlds. *For years this has been one of the elements of a utopian virtual future, where all avatars have property and free speech rights and they can all move back and forth between worlds. [...]http://stats.wordpress.com/b.gif?host=virtualnavigator.wordpress.com&blog=11498882&post=31&subd=virtualnavigator&ref=&feed=1

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  3. Feb 23, 2010 #2
    I think it would be at least useful to protect a username across games. There would likely need to be some sort of registry agency making sure people are up to date on their accounts. Something like http://www.openid.net for gaming.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2010 #3
    I recently read that brand-name copyrights are not protected on search engines. That doesn't offer much hope for protection of Avatar names in different games.
     
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