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Re: competitive gaming

From: pindar wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 10:07:55 +0800
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To: Adam Levine <adamlevinemobile@gmail.com>
Cc: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Interesting development w.r.t. leetcoin and I agree that the payment
mechanism isn't the only issue to be addressed.

As some of you may know,  in Japan and Korea last year there was  a ban on
some models to monetize  in game rewards and goods.   In this case, there
were social and liability issues some of which are touched at this Asia
Pacific Internet Governance Forum session in Seoul:-

For those interested, the video is here


and session description here


Web Payments will be having a follow-up discussion at the Bali, IGF, later
this month.

Gotta run.


On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 6:10 AM, Adam Levine <adamlevinemobile@gmail.com>wrote:

> I've been watching people try to do this for the last ten years, the
> payment mechanism hasn't been the problem - it's there isn't a critical
> mass of players who actually want to bet on their skills.   Maybe things
> have changed, but I'm skeptical.
> Adam B. Levine
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> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 2:56 PM, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Interesting new concept pay for play
>> http://www.leetcoin.com/
>> I think this could be a potentially big wave
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