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Lots of commentary out there this weekend on virtual worlds such as Habbo Hotel -- which Wagner James Au writes about for GigaOm here -- and Second Life, which is the subject of a feature in the New York Times and one in the Globe and Mail as well, by my colleague Erin Anderssen. And…

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So the Second Life avatar known as Anshe Chung -- whose real-world equivalent is known as Ailin Graef -- has issued a press release saying she has become the virtual world's first millionaire, after accumulating property and other assets (custom avatar design, etc.) that are allegedly worth a million dollars, if they were converted from…

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Like my occasional blogging nemesis Nicholas "The Prophet of Doom" Carr, I am fascinated by the controversy that has exploded in the virtual world known as Second Life over unauthorized copying of avatars and other objects in the game (which isn't really a game at all, but let's leave that for another day). Nick also…

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Paul Hemp emailed me recently to let me know about a piece he wrote for the Harvard Business Review, entitled "Are You Ready for E-tailing 2.0?" In it, he talks about the moves by retailers such as American Apparel to set up virtual storefronts in the game Second Life, and how this could lead to…

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I tuned into Rocketboom's video-cast on Friday because they did a segment on the New York City Live Window event -- in which Versu Richelieu (otherwise known as Kess Quinn) is sitting in a store window for 72 hours, building an exact replica of her surroundings in Second Life -- and it struck me that…

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