back to article Virtual FBI jackboots to march into Sadville?

Virtual regulation of the avatar community from the DOJ could be on the way, as Linden Labs has invited the FBI to probe gambling in Linden Dollars on the popular avatar playspace, legitimizing concerns expressed on Sadville blogs after the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) last year. According …

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  1. josh

    Economic Control...

    Our govt hasn't had economic control in a long time; this is really not the best place to try to take it back. The whole slew of anti-gaming laws is dumb anyways. Why can't I squander my (virtual) fortunes?

  2. Milo Tsukroff

    ... and then they'll throw you in the virtual pokey

    Of course you know what comes next: A virtual trial in the virtual world, and when convicted, your avatar will have to serve virtual time in a virtual jail. :-(

  3. Shaun

    SL hack

    What ever happened to the Reg hack that was reporting on SL?

    Not seen her in a while

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