Runescape, over the years, this Massively Multiplayer Online game has chalked up 200 million accounts.
Not all of them performing legally.
Let's take a look at a few examples. We will look at three that saw the light of court appearances, with the possibility or reality of doing real jail time.
Lag is an internet phenomenon. That time delay between requesting an action via controls and that action happening.
The law has lag too. With the internet far outstripping how the law views the world.
For example in some countries the law doesn't see internet currencies as having value, which lets internet companies set up gambling online, without paying taxes and without being regulated as a gambling company.
Eventually this lag will be diminished. But in the meantime all sorts of interesting things can happen.
The following information is from media reports both national and international. They are easily found on Google. Which shows another aspect of this new internet age. The information is eternally bound to the internet.