When Fortnite first announced it would be hosting a Travis Scott concert "event", players would be forgiven for not realizing it was just the latest step in Epic Game's slow move towards recreating the Matrix (or Otherland, or Ready Player One...pick your favorite).
Sound a bit far-fetched? Of course.
But the journey of a thousand digital miles begins with just a few small steps...in Virtual Legality.
#Fortnite #Future #Metaverse
Discussed in this episode:
"I’ve Never Played Fortnite, But Was Forced to Attend Travis Scott’s Fortnite Concert"
Rolling Stone - April 24, 2020 - Charles Holmes
"Virtual Legality #5 - Epic Lawsuit! Does Fortnite Infringe on Dancer's Rights? (Hoeg Law)"
YouTube Video - December 6, 2018 - Hoeg Law
"About Matthew Ball"
Matthew Ball Webpage
"The Metaverse: What It Is, Where to Find it, Who Will Build It, and Fortnite"
January 13, 2020 - Matthew Ball
"On Fortnite's Travis Scott Concert"
April 26, 2020 - Matthew Ball
"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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