James sez, “Italian workers with IBM are protesting a $1,377 paycut, and they’re organizing a September 25th protest in Second Life, where IBM has a large corporate campus and marketing site. (The company’s UK division has been using SL as a ‘3D web’ development platform for over a year.) Cory wrote about a virtual world union strike in his great Anda’s Game, but that involved a ‘gold harvesting’ sweatshop in the developing world. As it turns out, the first virtual world union protest targets one of the biggest tech companies on the planet.”
Heh. Hat tip: Bill Beutler, who runs Blogpi.net.