Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Second Life 'child abuse' claim

In the past I have posted positively on the 'goings-on' of Second Life. Now, it is with concern that I refer to this latest development which opens up the virtual sphere to abuse - the abuse of 'virtual children':

Second Life is being investigated by German police following allegations that some members are trading child abuse images in the online world. The investigation follows a report by a German TV news programme which uncovered the trading group and members who pay for sex with virtual children... The investigation also uncovered so called "age play" groups that revolve around the abuse of virtual children.

Read in full from the BBC - 'Second Life 'child abuse' claim'


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