Steal My Virtual Loot? See You In Real Life Court
Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:25 AM
The Netherlands' highest court confirmed Tuesday that a boy who threatened the 13-year-old with a knife to make him drop the objects in the online fantasy game RuneScape was guilty of theft and ordered him to perform 144 hours of community service.
The court did not release the suspect's name, only his year of birth _ 1992. It said he and another youth beat and kicked the boy and threatened him with a knife until he logged into RuneScape and dropped the objects in 2007.
The court ruled the 13-year-old owned the virtual objects because of the time and energy he invested in winning them.
Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:13 PM
I'd say it's the same reason someone kills someone over road rage. If he threatened him with a knife over a game, he was probably already screwed up in the first place.
He should have to serve time just for even playing Runescape. Amarite'?
Edited by Gunrage, 31 January 2012 - 12:14 PM.
Posted 31 January 2012 - 04:19 PM
Did it make you suspect that everyone you knew was a secret agent for The Patriots?
Death is not a hunter unbeknownst to its prey, one is always aware that it lies in wait. Though life is merely a journey to the grave, it must not be undertaken without hope. Only then will a traveler's story live on, treasured by those who bid him farewell.
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