Dutch Court Says You Can't Beat Someone Up & Steal Their Stuff, Whether It's Real Or Virtual

Dutch Court Says You Can't Beat Someone Up & Steal Their Stuff, Whether It's Real Or Virtual

It’s pretty cut and dry when a kid beats up another kid and takes his sneakers, but what if the fighting results in one party having to give up his virtual possessions in an online game? The Dutch Supreme Court says it’s theft no matter what items were stolen, after a youth was beaten and threatened into surrendering his virtual property. [More]