July 25, 2007
Second Life Bans L$ payouts for Random Number Generators
Recently, a SL-supporter asked me what the biggest business risk SecondLife/Linden Lab faces. I said “A major government determining that the L$ is a currency, in conflict with banking laws and/or fully taxable at conversion.”
It looks like they got one of those scary government letters indicating that L$ are a little too close to good-old American greenbacks, as Linden Lab has just banned gambling machines in Second Life.
We all saw it coming – admit it. What’s next? Hmm?
What do you think will happen if the Linden Exchange is closed for good?