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Volume 6, Number 3 (2013):

Legal and Governance Challenges

The editorial team for this issue includes:

 

Melissa de Zwart, University of Adelaide, Australia

Dan Hunter, QUT Law School, Australia

Greg Lastowka, Rutgers University, USA

 

The articles in this issue "Legal and Governance Challenges" reflect a range of voices in virtual world scholarship and we hope that they inspire, provoke and facilitate a range of responses. In this way we can further the work begun a decade ago by a handful of brave (and reckless) scholars, who can now proudly label their work as “scholarship of virtual worlds”. We look forward to continuing the conversation in-world, online and even face to face.

 

Original Call: CFP: Law and Virtual Worlds

 

Managing Editor Corner

What Should Atomic and BITonic Learn from Each Other?
Yesha Sivan

Issue Editors' Corner

Editorial
Melissa de Zwart, Dan Hunter, Greg Lastowka

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Authorship in Virtual Worlds: Author's Death to Rights Revival?

Sergio Roncallo-Dow, Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed, Kim Barker, Tobias M Scholz

 

Evaluating Consent and Legitimacy Amongst Shifting Community Norms: an EVE Online Case Study

Nicolas Suzor, Darryl Woodford


The Iron Law

William Sims Bainbridge


Blazing Trails: A New Way Forward for Virtual Currencies and Money Laundering

Michael P. Bombace   

 
Dutch Supreme Court 2012: Virtual theft ruling a one-off or first in a series?

Arno R. Lodder


Magic Modders: Alter Art, Ambiguity, and the Ethics of Prosumption

Aaron Trammell

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Planned Issues

Volume 10, Number 1 (2017)

Theme: Assembled 2017

Call: Assembled 2017

Issue Editors: Victoria McArthur (University of Toronto, Canada)
Publication: Q1 2017
Status: Call closed. In review.

 

 


 

Volume 10, Number 2 (2017)
Theme: Real Virtual Relationships
Call: CfP: Relationships
Issue Editors: Richard E. Ferdig (Kent State University, USA), Kristine E. Pytash (Kent State University, USA), Elyse Graham (SUNY Stony Brook, USA), Glenn W. Muschert (Miami University, USA)
Publication: Q2 2017
Status: Call closed.

 

 


 

Volume 10, Number 3 (2017)
Theme: EVE Online
Call: CfP: EVE Online
Issue Editors: Kelly Bergstrom (York University, Canada) & Marcus Carter (The University of Sydney, Australia)
Publication: Q4 2017
Status: Call closed.

 


 


 

Volume 11, Number 1 (2018)

Theme: Assembled 2018

Call: CFP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q1 2018
Status: Open. Submit any time.

 

 


 

Volume 11, Number 2 (2018)

Theme: Mindfulness & Flow

Call: CfP: Mindfulness & Flow

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q2 2018
Status: Open. Submit proposals.

 

 

We are enlisting editors for the theme issues.

 


 

Suggested Issues

  • Hardware
  • Impact (on People, Places, and Organizations)
  • Money
  • 3D Printing
  • Bleeding innovations

 

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