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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bought his own island in Second Life

Posted Oct 23 2008 1:34pm

I'm dedicating this post to my collegue Bertalan Mesko from scienceroll ( who writes a lot about Second life):

CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) bought an island in Second Life world this month. They paid for it 2,000$.
This purchase is part of "being there" and established the CDC existancy in the virtual world.
The strategy is to reach a new audiance in the web world by running such an island.
The island will be the center of the CDC in Second Life world.
A lot of people think that living your life through avators in the virtual world will be more and more popular and common . Maybe it will become the way people will navigate in the web in the near future.
The CDC intending to open the island for public this fall.
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