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Monday, 09 November 2009 05:17

The purpose of this post is to inform those who will be affected by a program I am about to launch which will disable the products of several hundred persons in Second Life. The heart of this issue stems from a security hole which has since been closed, but which allowed people using a viewer made to exploit this hole to transfer normally no-transfer items to other persons.

First, to those who have legitimately purchased a product from The Omega Concern or an authorized Apez reseller, if yours has been inadvertently disabled, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any transaction information you have and we will redeliver the affected products to you.

Second, for those who may have purchased a product from an unauthorized reseller, you have my sympathy, and I encourage you to file an abuse report against the person who fraudulently sold you a pirated product.  Further, if you care to come forward with the name of the agent from whom you purchased said product (email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), we are offering a 50% rebate from the current purchase prices should you choose to replace the disabled item.

Third, to those who knowingly exploited a security hole to redistribute products without the authorization of the creator of the items and thus the legal copyright holders, well, you should have known better.