Napster’s Second Life? Regulatory Dynamics of Virtual Worlds

April 3rd, 2007

Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger discusses “Napster’s Second Life? Regulatory Dynamics of Virtual Worlds”.

Download the audio podcast (time: 1:15:10).

Five million registered users and counting – Second Life is the current darling of the media. With its decision to let users build their virtual world and retain intellectual property rights in their creations they broke new ground, then they opens-sourced their client software. Soon we may see multiple Second Life-like virtual worlds competing against each other – on what? Should lawmakers care? Should we care?

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