On-line game lovers should check this out a Forbes report
A whole subclass of young men without real jobs form online gangs that rage across digital landscapes, pillaging villages and robbing other virtual characters of their possessions. Most of the virtual goods such as clothes, armor or even sunglasses can be sold in online auctions for hard currency. Sales of stolen and legitimate items are brisk, with prices ranging from $1 for a diamond crown to more than $100,000 to bribe an occupying clan to move out of a castle.
Julian Dibbell‘s comments on the above report:
“Let’s see now: Rage, pillage, occupy castle, bank six figures.
And this job is less real than Donald Rumsfeld’s how, exactly? “