Here’s a Wired article related to an earlier post I made about the virtual world Second Life:

Bank Failure in Second Life Leads to Calls for Regulation


Article Teaser:
“I am really hoping that Real Life regulation does not come to Second Life because right now Second Life has the chance to sort out what type of oversight and regulation it wants,” Bloomfield said. “If the Real Life authorities or Linden Lab do start meddling with business affairs, it could ruin a golden opportunity for real innovation and creativity, a chance to recreate a world in a new image.”

see also: Get into real and virtual debt with Second Life’s Metacard

And Remember: Those aforementioned double D’s aren’t so cute when we’re dealing with real money…

then again…