The difference between gambling and paedophilia?

In a country where online gambling is illegal, it’s “naive” (says Wendy Grossman) to imagine that an online world can be permitted to host an

online casino.

On Wednesday, Linden Labs announced that it was banning gambling in Second Life. The resentment expressed by some of SL residents is understandable but naive. We’re not at the beginning of the online world any more; Second Life is going through the same reformation to take account of national laws as Usenet and the Web did before it.

But the Net.Wars columnist thinks that MySpace may be going beyond normal laws in banning paedophiles…

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