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Science and Technology Law

2011

Washington and Lee University School of Law

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Nexus Crystals: Crystallizing Limits On Constractual Control Of Virtual Worlds, Joshua A.T. Fairfield Jan 2011

Nexus Crystals: Crystallizing Limits On Constractual Control Of Virtual Worlds, Joshua A.T. Fairfield

Scholarly Articles

Can a video game developer or publisher successfully sue a video game player for copyright infringement for not “playing a game nicely,” “cheating,” or “buying software from a third party”? This article suggests a new reason why it cannot.

The founding social contract of the new millennium is the End User License Agreement (EULA), not the U.S. Constitution. Website terms of use (TOU) and software EULAs now have an enormous impact on how citizens must act and how their rights and redresses are defined. EULAs contain not only traditional intellectual property licensing conditions but complicated directives regarding what members ...