| Mail |
You might also like: WoW Insider, Joystiq, and more

Reader Comments (25)

Posted: Jun 30th 2009 9:52AM (Unverified) said

  • 2 hearts
  • Report
Well, l am 100% against gold selling for real money, and this law helps. However i guess it won't be enforced, like their many laws against stealing IP.

Anyway, I play WoW, and I've had good experiences with obvious gold sellers. These are the guys who generate bucket fulls of rare items which take an hour each to obtain (Ti ore). I got this stuff pretty cheap, and I stand to make a nice profit when the next patch hit. Further, the farmer also sold me some materials at below market which allowed me to make a very sizable immediate profit. So, while these guys are a force to be reckoned with, in-game, they cause decreased prices (since supply is boosted dramatically). To be clear, i like the guys who go around and mindlessly farm for days on end. I don't like the guys who hack accounts, steal gold, and sell it for cash.

Posted: Jun 30th 2009 1:45PM (Unverified) said

  • 2 hearts
  • Report
Cool .. I think Obama should support jobs in American gold farming! Lets being the work over here.

Posted: Jul 2nd 2009 4:21PM (Unverified) said

  • 2 hearts
  • Report
This won't bring a total end to gold farming but it should have a noticeable effect.

Posted: Jul 6th 2009 1:46PM (Unverified) said

  • 2 hearts
  • Report
They are just trying to prevent another QQ incident. I have a feeling they are very serious about this.

Posted: Jul 12th 2009 8:36AM (Unverified) said

  • 2 hearts
  • Report
"1. the difference is that most if not all EULAs definitely do not allow to sell ingame values for real money. so everyone doing this violates the terms of service, so its illeagal."

Just because something violates a companies EULA doesn't mean it's against the law. If EULA's were the law we would be screwed. It is most certainly not not against thew law to farm gold. Terms of service applies to using the game and cannot affect anyone outside the game. Unless the company is a douche like nexon who is creating law suits against hacking websites for "liquadated damages"

Featured Stories

Engadget

Engadget

Joystiq

Joystiq

WoW Insider

WoW

TUAW

TUAW