The sky is falling (again)

Two very nice responses to recent articles in [our favorite virtual world]’s most notorious rag on gasp! content theft and open-sourcing code.

First, Miss Ordinal Malaprop’s straightforward analysis of new “copybot” scares:

There is nothing at all new about any of this.

Be sure to read the comments to see Second Life’s notorious antagonist in action.

And today we have Mr Barney Boomslang’s ranting sarcasm on the dangers of open source:

Oh my, the doom is near, everyone off to the bomb shelters, man the lifeboats, the sky is falling!

(No comments to entertain the masses on Mr Boomslang’s blog.)