Trouble in Virtual Paradise


There’s some interesting activism going on in Second Life (the virtual world) right now.  It seems that a group - the Second Life Liberation Army - has taken offense to corporations organizing a presence there and have begun attacking them.

The photo above is from an article in the Sydney Morning Herald about how the Australian Broadcasting Company’s island was hacked and reduced to rubble.  Fortunately it’s easier to rebuild in Second Life than in the real world - Linden Labs, the owners, just have to rollback to an earlier version of the software.

Here’s a photo of how they’ve been harassing people in American Apparel’s virtual store:


Thursday, May 24, 2007

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