Legal and Juridical Aspects of Virtual Games: An Overview of Islamic and Iran's LawEbrahim AF1, Behrouz MB2 and Morteza VN3*
- *Corresponding Author:
- Morteza VN
Department of humanities
Islamic Azad University
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 7, 2016; Accepted Date: November 2, 2016; Published Date: November 15, 2016
Citation: Ebrahim AF, Behrouz MB, Morteza VN (2016) Legal and Juridical Aspects of Virtual Games: An Overview of Islamic and Iran's Law. Social Crimonol 4:153. doi:10.4172/2375-4435.1000153
Copyright: © 2016 Ebrahim AF, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Today, cyberspace provided the ground for a new generation of computer games referred to as Virtual Games, where because of their special features, they have gone beyond a game and besides fun and entertainment, play other roles for peoples Since these kinds of games are played through the web and in the online form, they are often known as Virtual Games This virtual context has turned them to popular and global games Universality and seriousness of the virtual games have provided opportunities and threats for policy and decision makers in different areas, such as social, economic, cultural and legal areas. Although, computer games, as a part of the entertainment industry, mainly interact with economic and cultural fields, the specific features of the games, including the possibility of buying and selling Virtual Items during the game, have raised new juridical and legal challenges The most important juridical and legal aspects of the virtual games include, first their legitimacy, and second the legal status of trading online items during the game which is known as In-Game Transactions. This paper tries to show juridicallegal analysis on the challenges mentioned above.