Authorship and Copyright in Virtual Worlds – From the Death of the Author and the Disempowerment of User to the Revival of Rights?

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In Massively Multiplayer Online games (MMOs) and Virtual Worlds, the idea of authors seems to have ‘died’ or been ‘wiped out’ at least from the perspective of users. The concept of authorship is something that does not receive adequate attention or recognition in MMOs. In fact, online games in particular appear to deprive authors of their rights, both… (More)

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@inproceedings{Dow2016AuthorshipAC, title={Authorship and Copyright in Virtual Worlds – From the Death of the Author and the Disempowerment of User to the Revival of Rights?}, author={Sergio Roncallo Dow and Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed and Kim Barker and Tobias M. Scholz}, year={2016} }