Altersverifizierung für SL radikal vereinfacht

Linden Lab hat heimlich, still und leise die Altersverifizierung radikal vereinfacht. Erinnert ihr euch noch an die mühsamen Zeiten, als man seinen Realnamen mitsamt Geburtsdatum mit Geburtsort und Passnummer oder Führerscheinnummer eingeben musste und dann manchmal bange war, ob er die Daten überhaupt annahm? Ehrlich, das hat sich schwer geänder! Alles, was nun noch nötig ...

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Age verification finally coming to all of us

Age verification is finally going operational. First it's going to be on a grid wide beta on the main grid, the impact of it is something to be checked out. It's unusual that a beta feature is going to be released on the main grid, but in that case it makes sense. I just wonder ...

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Age verification - where is it now?

When you take into account, which big waves the announcement from 05/04/2007 of the age verification system made and that Lindenlabs wanted to implement this on really short notice and since then it has been over one month of time and it is still not there nor any new announcements about it, it makes you ...

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Child pornography issues

About one week ago there has been a report that aired on German television about the depiction of child pornography in Second Life. It sent out massive waves through the whole community, the Lindens even wrote an article about the whole case on their own blog. The whole case broke down into this parts: the ...

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Age verification again

The next big thing in the community hasn't been the upcoming voice features or the introduction of sculpted prims (which are going to have only somewhat limited use), but the introduction of age verification to the platform. I've also written an entry about it, too. Now we know the company which is going to do ...

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A few thoughts on the age verification

According to the Lindens there is coming an age verification to us in about one week. If I read the FAQ correct, it is done by a third party company and you've got to provide them some info, e.g. social security number, drivers license number, passport number, to verify that you are over 18 years ...

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