Security in virtual worlds: blurring the borders

Wednesday, 19 September 2007, 2:47 PM EST

While it is difficult to know for certain how and if transactions within virtual communities are recorded, it is likely that there is little or no record keeping being done. If that's the case, these exchanges are an anonymous, international channel for transferring currency with little or no oversight. That's problematic, to say the least.

At TechNewsWorld.

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