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A brave new world has emerged online where Internet users play their favorite characters in the digital world. A user can create a character, play the character, and interact with other players' characters. Branded items for these online personas to buy and wear or carry for real money or perhaps points or credits are popping up in many venues.

The users a......

Full article >>> nforceable and applicable both in-world and offline, both for non-profit and commercial ventures. You create it, you own it - and it's yours to do with as you please.

But users beware: owners of other virtual worlds may have terms of use requiring that rights created by the users automatically transfer to the owner and are not owned by the users.

Another issue that arises is whet......

Full article >>> grounds that there was no suggestion that the users who selected the names of their characters were using the names in commerce in connection with the advertising or sale of goods or services. The case settled in December 2005 on undisclosed terms, and there has been no apparent change to NCSoft's game offerings, except increased monitoring and enforcement of the terms of use.

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