More on Gold Farming….

Gold Farming – it’s not just fun and games! Here’s a great blog post by Cory Doctorow about the recent World Bank report on the ‘grey market’ in emerging economies. Gold farming and other services that can be sold to rich players who’d rather not do any heavy lifting is a really big deal.

http://www.boingboing.net/2011/04/07/world-bank-gold-farm.html

BREAKING local news: WoW gold traders investigated

Wow! (I mean, WoW!)… check this out. Right on our campus, the FBI was investigating an illegal gold-trading scheme in World of Warcraft.

http://annarbor.com/news/crime/fbi-agents-search-university-towers-apartment-during-probe-involving-world-of-warcraft-gamers/?cmpid=NL_DH_mainphoto

Now there’s┬ásomething to think about as we prepare to read and talk about cheating next week!

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