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Bartle, Richard (2004). Pitfalls of Virtual Property. The Themis Group white paper, April 2004.

Becker, D. (2005). Real cash for virtual goods. News.com. Retrieved March 11, 2008, from http://www.news.com/Real-cash-for-virtual-goods/2100-1043_3-5566704.html?tag=st.nl

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (2008). World of Warcraft Reaches New Milestone: 10 Million Subscribers. Blizzard.com. Retrieved March 9, 2008, from http://www.blizzard.com/us/press/080122.html

Blizzard, (2007, Jan 11). Terms of Service. Retrieved March 10, 2008, from World of Warcraft Web site: http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/legal/termsofuse.html

Castronova, Edward, "Virtual Worlds: A First-Hand Account of Market and Society on the Cyberian Frontier" (December 2001). CESifo Working Paper Series No. 618. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=294828.

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Harrison, R., & Bauwens, M. (2007). The Linden dollar Game. Capitalism 2.0. Retrieved March 7, 2008, from http://randolfe.typepad.com/randolfe/2007/02/intersecting_tr.html

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Kerr, O (2008). Criminal Law in Virtual Worlds. University of Chicago Legal Forum, Retrieved March 9 2008, from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1097392

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Lehdonvirta, Vili (2005). Real-Money Trade of Virtual Assets: Ten Different User Perceptions. Proceedings of Digital Art and Culture, IT University of Copenhagen, 1-3 December.

Lehdonvirta, Vili (2005). Virtual Economics: Applying Economics to the Study of Game Worlds. Proceedings of Future Play, Michigan State University, 13-15 October.

Lin, Holin and Sun, Chuen-Tsai (2007). Cash Trade Within the Magic Circle: Free-to-Play Game Challenges and Massively Multiplayer Online Game Player Responses. Proceedings of DiGRA 2007: Situated Play. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo, September, 2007. Pp. 335-343.

Linden Research, Inc. (2008). Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved March 8, 2008, from http://secondlife.com/whatis/faq.php

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MindArk, Inc. (2007). Entropia Universe End User License Agreement. Retrieved March 4, 2008, from http://www.entropiauniverse.com/pe/en/rich/107004.html

Mitchell, Don. “From MUDs To Virtual Worlds.” 23 March 1995, 4 March 2008.

Platoni, Kara. "Seeing Is Believing." Stanford Magazine Jan/Feb 2008Jan 2008 01 Mar 2008 http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/2008/janfeb/features/virtual.html.

Riley, D. (2007). PlaySpan Takes $6.5m Series A, Founder In Grade 6. TechCrunch. Retrieved March 12, 2008, from http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/09/19/playspan-takes-65m-series-a-founder-in-grade-6/

Rivera, Amanda. "Guild drama, preventing the big three." World of Warcraft Insider. 09 Oct 2007. World of Warcraft Insider. 01 Mar 2008 http://www.wowinsider.com/2007/10/09/guild-drama-preventing-the-big-three/.

Sandoval, G. (2001). eBay, Yahoo crack down on fantasy sales. News.com. Retrieved March 11, 2008, from http://www.news.com/2100-1017_3-251654.html

Sandoval, G. (2000). Sony to ban sale of online characters from its popular gaming sites. News.com. Retrieved March 11, 2008, from http://www.news.com/2100-1017-239052.html

Shu-Ching, J. (2007). China Cracks Down On Virtual Currencies. Forbes.com. Retrieved March 9, 2008, from http://www.forbes.com/2007/03/06/china-virtualcurrency-crackdown-markets-econ-

Sussman, Beth. “Students, College Teachers lead a Second Life.” USAToday.com. March 10 2008. http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2007-08-01-second-life_N.htm

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Woodcock, Bruce Sterling. “MMOG Active Subscriptions: 200,000+” Feb. 12 2008. March 10 2008.

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Yamaguchi, Hiroshi (2004). An Analysis of Virtual Currencies in Online Games. Unpublished manuscript

Yee, Nick. “In Their Own Words: The Immersion Component.” 13 Mar 2005. http://www.nickyee.com/daedalus/archives/001302.php

Yee, Nick. “In Their Own Words: The Social Component.” 13 Mar 2005. http://www.nickyee.com/daedalus/archives/001301.php

Yee, Nick. “In Their Own Words: The Achievement Component.” 13 Mar 2005. http://www.nickyee.com/daedalus/archives/001300.php