the Netherlands highest court said the virtual objects had an intrinsic value

The netherlands highest court said the virtual

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the Netherlands' highest court said the virtual objects had an intrinsic value to the 13-year-old gamer because of "the time and energy he invested" in winning them while playing the game had perceived value and were under the exclusive control of a player WoW Gold farming Sued AAMI after they refused to pay out for her 75 bars of real gold buillion she bought with profit from WoW Planet Calypso: $US 6 Mil o What is property? in relation to a textbook Ownership of the chose in possession based in possession Copyright The words themselves The cover image o Bikram Choudhury case 1 st time a court definitely stated that the actual practice of Bikram yoga cannot be protected by copyright law Judge Otis D. Wright, II, based his judgement on the copyright office's revised position this June stating that as a functional system (which promotes physical and mental benefits) yoga postures cannot be registered for copyright o Batista case Long Island doctor Richard Batista to estranged wife: Give me my kidney back or $1.5M o Iran kidney trade May 2015, the health minister put the price tag at 15 million toman ($4,400 at open market rates). In the interview, Arman asked patients not to go to the unofficial market, where prices are higher o Bazley v Wesley Monash IVF Pty Ltd [2010] QSC Court was faced with a long line of authority that holds that there is no ‘property’ in a human body or a corpse, however, it held that the semen was property and that it was being held under a bailment. The wife was entitled to its ownership after her husband died. o University degrees Typically, the couple will have accumulated few tangible assets because they funnelled all their resources into one spouse's education with the mutual expectation of future rewards. Consequently, the dissolution of the marriage leaves the parties in a situation in which the "tablecloths will not cover both tables” o Blackstone’s commentaries “Property is that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe” o Kevin and Susan Gray “The term ‘property’ is simply an abbreviated reference to a quantum of socially permissible power exercised in respect of a socially valued resource” o Kevin Gray “But the ultimate fact about property is that it does not really exist: it is mere illusion. It is a vacant concept – oddly enough rather like thin air.”
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“property’..[is] a legally endorsed concentration of power over things and resources: Yanner v Eaton [1999] HCA 53 “Frequently the lay person (and even the lawyer) falls into the trap of supposing the term ‘property’ to connote the thing which is the object of ‘ownership’. But the beginning of truth about property is the realisation that property is not a thing but rather a relationship which one has with a thing. It is infinitely more accurate, therefore, to say that one has property in a thing than to declare that the thing is one’s property”
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