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18-Sep-2013: Legal and Governance Challenges – A New Issue from JVWR


We are happy to announce the NEW ISSUE of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR):

Volume 6, Number 3: 


Legal and Governance Challenges

The editorial team:

  • Melissa de Zwart, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Dan Hunter, QUT Law School, Australia
  • Greg Lastowka, Rutgers University, USA

The six articles in this issue “Legal and Governance Challenges” reflect a range of voices in virtual world scholarship and we hope that they inspire, provoke and facilitate a range of responses. As you examine the issue, you can get a good sense of a field that uses past discussion to advance new issues.

Managing Editor Corner


Issue Editors’ Corner

  • Editorial
    Melissa de Zwart, Dan Hunter, Greg Lastowka

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Enjoy your read!

More from the JVWR

  • Check the updated agenda of JVWR Workshop “Via the Lookiing Glass” in Milan, Italy. We’d love to see you there on December 15, 2013 (1pm – 6pm)See ad at the bottom.
  • A call for reviewers: we welcome competent academicians & researchers to join us as members of the JVWR review team. Being a reviewer is a matter of prestige and achievement. The JVWR believes in the value and importance of the reviewers throughout the publication process. It is not only about bringing the individual paper to its best, but also about shaping the credibility and reputation of the journal as a leader in the evolving field of Virtual Worlds.
    If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer for the JVWR please contact us atinfo@jvwresearch.org. Send your CV or a short resume and let us know what areas of interest you would be able to review.
    We are looking forward to hearing from you!
  • You are invited to browse previous issues on our web site. We have a special page that includes a cover view of all our past issues.
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You are all invited to join our workshop at ICIS 2013 in Milan with live demos of both Google Glass andOculus Rift. See all the details here.

We look forward to seeing you in Milan,


Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan

Managing Editor

TheJVWR – The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research


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