Linden Lab has supplied the real world identity of one of their users in compliance with a subpoena relating to a copyright lawsuit filed buy another user against the first.
SECOND LIFE, August 6 (Reuters) - Linden Lab has complied with a subpoena requesting an avatar's real-world identity in a Second Life copyright lawsuit, a lawyer for the plaintiff said on Monday.
Second Life firm Eros, run by Kevin Alderman (Second Life: Stroker Serpentine) sued resident Volkov Catteneo in July, charging he illicitly sold copies of Eros' "SexGen" bed. As part of the lawsuit, Eros subpoenaed PayPal and Linden Lab in an attempt to discover Catteneo's real-world identity.
PayPal complied with the subpoena last month.
Catteneo told Reuters that he provided fake information while registering with Linden, and predicted Eros would be unable to find him.
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