- link: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2094549/The-Google-Controversy-Virtual-Worlds-A-Question-Of-Identity
- date: 2011-07-16
- author: Avril Korman
- title: The Google+ Controversy & Virtual Worlds – A Question Of Identity
- source: Search Engine Watch
- summary: The avalanche of news last weekend was triggered by the story that Opensource Obscure, a Second Life resident from Italy, had his profile suspended by Google+ because his name "violated community standards." This was followed by reports of the accounts of Second Life users being culled, much in the same fashion as had happened at Facebook weeks ago.
- topics: Google+/suspensions Google+/policy/naming Facebook Second Life social computing