The line between the real and the online has blurred further and some lucky gamer is $100,000 richer as a result.
But we've already seen the consequences of this, because where something is valuable some grotty little toerag is going to try and steal it. It's happened before and it'll happen again.
I'm the last person to call for new laws at the drop of a hat but the status of virtual property really needs to get sorted out. These games are only going to get more popular and blood has already been shed over virtual property.
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