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September 12, 2007

Got this in my email today:

Second Life: Notice of Disciplinary Action  

Dear Onder Skall,

Linden Lab individually investigates the circumstances of every Abuse
Report we receive. Following a careful review of our server records and
logs, we have determined that your recent actions violated the Second Life
Community Standards or Terms of Service. The violation in question occurred
on September 11, 2007 in the region of Patagonia.

Violation: Terms of Service:  Gambling

Residents of Second Life may not operate games which accept
wagers, rely on chance or the outcome of real-life sports
events to determine winners, and provide winnings in either
Linden Dollars or any real-world currency or things of
value.

We have returned one or more objects which are part of a
prohibited game to your inventory.

Repeated or continued violations will result in suspension
and/or termination. Please see the official Linden Blog
post regarding gambling policy at
http://blog.secondlife.com/2007/08/09/anti-gambling-policy-update-faq/

Wager game (Dungeon Quest) in arcade

The rules of conduct are interpreted with the broadest meaning possible.

Discipline

No additional action is being taken at this time.

Recourse

If you believe that this notice has been sent in error, or that the
details of this incident have not been adequately examined, please address
your concerns in an email to abuse-manager@lindenlab.com

We will not disclose the identity of Residents who file Abuse Reports.

Sincerely,

Linden Lab

Oop, forgot all about that. I guess I got away with it because it was my “first offence”. 🙂

Seriously though, I kinda hated being threatened with “discipline” from some company somewhere. Guys, I’m a customer, not an employee. I’ll discipline YOU if YOU step out of line, not the other way around.

*sigh* I know, I know, it’s more complicated than that… ah the power of MMOs to blur the lines…

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4 comments

  1. hehehe… now you are a criminal 😀


  2. Second Life News for September 13, 2007

    The afterlife of Second Life It could be said the Web site Second Life is a harmless way for people to live out their fantasies in a virtual community. It could also be said that secondlife.com and other virtual worlds where real people spend voluminou…


  3. That email contains exactly the sort of tone that put me off SL completely.

    “Welcome to Second Life” it says here:
    http://secondlife.com/whatis/

    I did not feel welcome.


  4. […] Oh… yeah… right… […]



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