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 Attorney, SL Settle Lawsuit Over Virtual Property

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Date posted: 06/10/2007

Linden Lab, publisher of Second Life, have reached an out of court settlement with Pennsylvania attorney Marc Bragg over Bragg?s use of server hacking to buy up land at dirt cheap prices before it was officially on sale.

Linden Lab announced today that it reached a confidential settlement with Marc Bragg which allows Bragg to return to Second Life as avatar ?Marc Woebegone??

Although the settlement is not a surprise, many observers hoped that the case would progress further and that the court would issue a substantive ruling regarding the nature of virtual property. Trial was scheduled for mid-December.

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