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Google Lively

I’ve heard it said elsewhere, and haven’t taken the comment too seriously, but it appears that Google really does want to own the web. Google has been playing hard over the last few years. They’ve been acquiring advertising firms like…
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R18+ Getting Closer

This story by Game Politics is pretty close to home for me. The Attorney-General of my home state of South Australia, Robert McClelland, is being the proverbial fly in the ointment in the push to get Australia a R classification…
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And Half Of Them Are Mine

Massively has an interesting tidbit of news. Apparently video game and/or virtual world avatars now outnumber actual real living people in the United States. I’m not sure exactly how many that is, but I think it’s a bit over 300…
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That Pesky Constitution

That must be what the Minnesotan Lawmakers must be thinking. For some reason the Minnesota state government decided to try their luck at beating the US constitution by enacting a law that would impose a $25 fine on minors younger…
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World of Terroristcraft

Okay. Let me check the date. Nope, not April one. Hmmm. The US Director of National Intelligence(?) has a project called the Reynard Project. A part of that project is to datamine virtual worlds like World of Warcraft to identify…
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Rupture in Rapture

I just came across this story on the Techcrunch blog. Techcrunch is a blog that deals with the internet tech industry. You might remember about a year ago there was some buzz on the intarwebs about a start up called…
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