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  1. 1. Second Life as Nation State Laura Espino April 2008 ISF 100D: Introduction to Technology, Society, and Culture University of California, Berkeley
  2. 3. Second Life 3D virtual world created by its user Opened in 2003 Linden Research, Inc. Population 13,415,801 Free download, open source 266 LD / 1$ About US$1.4 million circulate daily
  3. 4. Nation State
  4. 5. Nation State <ul><li>Territory </li></ul><ul><li>Homogenous groups of people </li></ul><ul><li>Shared language, religion </li></ul><ul><li>Political power, institutions, administration </li></ul><ul><li>System of law, rules, regulations, rights </li></ul><ul><li>Organized economic activity </li></ul><ul><li>Social engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation systems </li></ul><ul><li>Sovereignty </li></ul><ul><li>External recognition </li></ul>
  5. 7. Eva and Franco Mattes (0100101110101101.ORG)
  6. 8. Eva and Franco Mattes (0100101110101101.ORG)
  7. 9. Eva and Franco Mattes (0100101110101101.ORG)
  8. 15. Griefing, child pornography, terrorism

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