Human and Property Rights in Virtual Worlds

Soon we'll be having a debate on an avatar's right to privacy.

Soon we'll be having a debate on an avatar's right to privacy.

What rights does, and more importantly should, you and your virtual characters have? Erik Bethke moderates a discussion of this issue at an SXSW panel.

How can the rights of human beings and property be protected in a virtual world? How can they be enforced, and who should bear that cost? These are just a few of the complex issues currently facing online worlds, where virtual lives and goods have real value to users, and at the SXSW conference in Austin, a panel of industry experts gathered to discuss possible solutions.

Read more and join the discussion here.

[Via Worlds in Motion]

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