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    Virtual cash meets the real world

    (CNN) -- While China is seriously cracking down on the exchange of virtual currencies for real cash, virtual economies backed by newfound legitimacy elsewhere are quickly gaining ground in the real world.

    Virtual cash meets the real world - CNN.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loko View Post
    (CNN) -- While China is seriously cracking down on the exchange of virtual currencies for real cash, ...
    Which is hilariously stupid, as the Chinese people are earning hard currency by gold farming in a number of MMORPG's.

    Maybe the Chinese kleptocrats weren't getting their cut?
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    Maybe the Chinese kleptocrats weren't getting their cut?
    LOL, I'm surprised they aren't using this to their advantage some or another way.

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