Linden Lab has released a new viewer with stripped down capabilities for new users. What does this mean for the platform?
Articles by Avril Korman
RedZone goes down in flames, but highlights security and privacy issues that Linden Lab must now work to solve.
How the Lab's refusal to deal with overall issues of privacy has come back to haunt them.
Why Linden Lab needs strict privacy policies and security controls.
At first glance, it may seem like changes to the community standards solve Second Life privacy concerns. But they don't -- at least not right away, and without additional measures.
The issue of privacy -- how it's maintained, stolen, disseminated, put up for sale, and ignored -- has caused something akin to open warfare across the Second Life grid this week, pitting content creators, consumers, and coders against one another.
The Lab's has rolled out changes designed to clean up the current mess that communications with the user base has become over the years. But there are also a lot of really pissed off people. Here's why.
The Teen Grid merger and what it means for the Second Life marketplace.
A Second Life dispute over breedable virtual creatures might sound silly, but it has some very high stakes and involves some very serious money.
The clock starts ticking for third party viewers.
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Laws beginning to recognize virtual property as part of estate planning.
How Second Life is potentially changing how it makes money via content (or at least trying to fool people into thinking they are).
How Second Life is coping with elements outside of their control, and how content creators need to adapt.
How users gamed the search engine and why search is critical to Second Life.
The Second Life Tinfoil Hat Theory Part 5: A Skylight Suddenly Appears (But Search is Still Broken.)
Why has Linden Lab developed a browser based viewer for Second Life?
How Display Names Crossed the Line Real Life/Second Life Barrier
Is monetization via social gaming part of Linden Lab's longterm plans for Second Life?
More speculation over Linden Lab's plan for Second Life.