March 4, 2010

REVISITING BUCK V. BELL--SHOULD THE AVATARDED BE ALLOWED TO HAVE CHILDREN?:

Baby dies as parents raise virtual child online (ninemsn, Mar 05, 2010)

A Korean couple let their baby starve to death while they were busy raising a virtual child online, police said.

The couple, from Suwon in South Korea, would leave their three-month-old daughter home alone in their apartment while they spent up to 12 hours a day playing a Second-Life style3D fantasy game called Prius Online, The Sun newspaper reports. [...]

Father Kim Yoo-chul, 41, and 25-year-old mother Choi Mi-sun called paramedics when they arrived home from a stint in a net cafe to find their daughter dead In September last year.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 4, 2010 6:15 PM
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