Introducing Property in Virtual Worlds
5 Pages Posted: 30 Mar 2013 Last revised: 2 Apr 2013
Date Written: October 31, 2012
This paper was delivered as the introductory summary of the LLD thesis preceding the oral defence of his doctoral thesis Property in Virtual Worlds on 31 October 2012, in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
The paper deals with the concept of property as applied in a virtual world as well as both the dogmatic and doctrinal questions that surround the acceptance of intangible virtual property in a real world property system.
Keywords: Virtual Property, virtual worlds, virtual law, property law, property, cyberlaw, internet law, Second Life, World of Warcraft, games, gaming, virtual crime
JEL Classification: K11, K12, K14, K33, K34, K42
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