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The state of play : law, games, and virtual worlds

Author: J M Balkin; Beth Simone Noveck
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
Series: Ex machina.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an essential first step in understanding how new digital worlds will change the future of our universe. This book considers questions such as: What rules should govern virtual communities?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Computer network resources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
State of play.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006018394
(OCoLC)70176784
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J M Balkin; Beth Simone Noveck
ISBN: 9780814739075 0814739075
OCLC Number: 568076665
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 304 pages).
Contents: Introduction / Jack M. Balkin and Beth Simone Noveck --
Virtual worlds : a primer / F. Gregory Lastowka and Dan Hunter --
Virtual worldliness / Richard A. Bartle --
Declaring the rights of players / Raph Koster --
The right to play / Edward Castronova --
Law and liberty in virtual worlds / Jack M. Balkin --
Virtual crime / F. Gregory Lastowka and Dan Hunter --
Owned! Intellectual property in the age of eBayers, gold farmers, and other enemies of the virtual state / Julian Dibbell --
Virtual power politics / James Grimmelmann --
Escaping the gilded cage : user-created content and building the metaverse / Cory Ondrejka --
There is no spoon / Yochai Benkler --
Who killed Miss Norway? / Tracy Spaight --
Who's in charge of who I am? : identity and law online / Susan P. Crawford --
Privacy and data collection in virtual worlds / Tal Zarsky --
Virtual worlds, real rules : using virtual worlds to test legal rules / Caroline Bradley and A. Michael Froomkin --
The new visual literacy : how the screen affects the law / David R. Johnson --
Democracy--
the video game : virtual worlds and the future of collective action / Beth Simone Noveck.
Series Title: Ex machina.
Responsibility: edited by Jack M. Balkin and Beth Simone Noveck.
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"With diverse essays from game designers, social scientists and legal scholars, The State of Play is a provocative consideration of virtual jurisprudence." -Paste Magazine "These essays, by the best Read more...

 
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