Jihadists crash Second Life?

Truth is stranger than cyberfiction in this report that alleges real-life jihadists have adopted alter-ego avatars in the wildly popular Second Life virtual world. There they have allegedly been recruiting for real-world jihad and laundering money, leading one crime expert to warn “We need to start thinking about living, working and protecting two worlds and two realities.”

Meanwhile, TechCrunch warns that Second Life is frequently the object of sensationalistic and salacious claims.

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