Friday, June 8, 2007

Second Life: Does Virtual Reality Need a Lawyer?

Posted by Jeff Lipshaw

Dannenmaier Oh my.  More to come on this.  My former Tulane co-visitor Eric Dannenmaier (IU-Indianapolis, left) and I attended an Indianapolis Indians baseball game last night.  Eric is teaching property this coming fall, and was in the throes of syllabus-creation.  But he told me about this website, Second Life, that is intended to be an online virtual community.  He's interested in the property aspect of it, and knew it would stoke my epistemological and ontological juices.  It's a philosopher's living thought experiment.

Here's the Washington Post article.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2007/06/second_life_and.html

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