The new edition of Journal of Virtual Worlds has been released, and it deals with 'Technology, Economy and Standards'. My article
Piracy vs. Control: Models of Virtual World Governance
and Their Impact on Player and User Experience appears in the Journal along with many excellent articles and think pieces. It examines issues arising from various governance models of virtual worlds, with a specific examination of the fascinating world of EVE. I look forward to the continuing analaysis of this important area.