My collection of thoughs and whispers from everywhere

Part of my journey in second life, an off-world collection of articles.

SL: Huge cache of stolen items, on Burning Life

This particular cache of stolen goods was being passed around at Burning Life… Possible Vendetta?  Each item is retaining the original creator name and information, but is transferable. Many items include a blank box beside it, which indicates use of an exploit.

Read more here: http://shoppingcartdisco.com/?p=5484

Some flickr photos, here.

October 27, 2009 Posted by | 1, Interesting | , , , | 4 Comments

Theft report, weird reaction in case of RobbyRacoon Olmstead and copybotter Ugur Tunwarm

This is a strange one indeed, RobbyRacoon Olmstead awoke on September 10th to an im that his Wave Katana that he had created seemed to have been copied and was being sold as part of an outfit as an unscripted demo sword. Curious (or more likely fuming) he purchased the outfit and confirmed that in his opinion it was indeed a copy of his sword. I’m not using “In his opinion” as a sleight, I simply don’t know myself but I think most people would trust the creator of the original to be on the ball on these matters.

The evidence of this can be found here, where RobbyRacoon explains why he feels he has such a strong case of content theft and the evidence there does look very strong indeed. This prompted RobbyRacoon to file an abuse report, and he logged off expecting that the matter would be dealt with. What he didn’t expect, and nor would most people, was that he would be banned for violating the TOS in the form of “Identity confirmation“, which confused RobbyRacoon as he’d had payment info on file for three years…..

Read more here… and here.

October 14, 2009 Posted by | Main | , , , , , | Leave a comment