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September 26, 2009

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Sony Playstation clearly suggests an "entertainment" virtuality. The real issue is the growth of the gamerz meme, and the mixing of "reality"-law-citizenship- ownership in the GRAY service TOS worlds such as Second Life, Facebook, HabboHotel, etc etc which monetize individuals activities, offer "suggestions" of ownership and rights,play to these suggestions in marketing and aquisitions of viewsers, but like SONY, will dive back toward the DCMA safe harbor, or the TOS at their convenience.

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