- Every lifestyle group has its own place in the virtual world "Second Life" – including, apparently, pedophiles.
Britain's Sky News TV channel on Tuesday uncovered a virtual playground hidden away behind a strip mall in "Second Life" – a playground where little girls who looked about 10 years old offered the Sky reporter's avatar, or virtual representative, a variety of sex acts.
• See the Sky News report here:
Sky reported the playground, called "Wonderland" in possible reference to an Internet child-porn ring broken up in 1998, to British authorities.
But Linden Lab, the San Francisco-based creator and operator of "Second Life," doesn't plan to take any action for now against the non-age-specific sex playground.
It seems that everyone in Wonderland says they're over 18, despite the much younger-looking avatars of some members.
• Click to read Linden Lab's statement to Second Life Insider, a "Second Life" user blog here
Role-playing and sex are two common activities on "Second Life," where users frequently select avatars of different genders, races, ages or even species, and then do what adults...