Banking meltdown infects the virtual world | theage.com.au

yes, I’m almost getting tired of hearing about the SL Bank SNAFUs going on, and there are other bloggers doing a well enough job keeping everyone up to date. But, I did find a refreshing perspective on the scenario from (gasp!) Australian media. Yes, it’s the same news we already know. In fact not even really a different spin on any of it. It’s just an interesting read:

Banking meltdown infects the virtual world
heated discussion in various online forums about what “virtual economy” actually means, whether a virtual bank can be a real investment opportunity, whether real-world money is in fact real, and what the hell does “real” really mean. I mean … really?

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