Item description for Digital Ego: Social and Legal Aspects of Virtual Identity by Jacob Van Kokswijk...
The possibilities of non-human virtual identities, popularized by digital worlds such as Second Life, are facing growing attention from media outlets, advertising executives, and ordinary computer users alike. Digital Ego counters the common assumption that a virtual identity is only a temporary, innocent manifestation which disappears when a computer is switched off. In this forward-looking volume, Jacob vanKokswijk addresses a broad range of social and legal consequences of virtual identities, including the difference between virtual and real identities and the position of virtual environments in real-world legal systems.
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Studio: Eburon Publishers, Delft
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2008
Publisher Eburon Publishers, Delft
ISBN 9059722167 ISBN13 9789059722163
Availability 0 units.
More About Jacob Van Kokswijk
Jacob Van Kokswijk is an adjunct professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and research professor in digital media at the Dutch Twente University. He is the author of "Architecture of a Cyber Culture,"
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Beyond the state of art May 29, 2008
If your are into the new media, if you are interessted in the internet,this will be the book which gives you all the informations and facts you need. Furthermore it will give you answers to questions you did not even think of! This book will have an immens influence on the social and legal discussion about the internet and on your perception of the internet too.
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