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Monday, February 14, 2011


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Finally! We might actually see things improving now. I don't expect SL to be lag free by tomorrow, but its nice to see someone acknowledge there's issues that need addressing. Hopefully Rod is the man to get things done.

Arcadia Codesmith

He gets it.

Does he have the tools he needs to do something about it?

Laetizia Coronet

I'll gladly take him on a flight in any of my airplanes, without doing anything weird or over the top. That will convince him of sim crossing madness for sure. (Looks good as well - a Roman Senator in an airplane. Only in SL...)
He can IM me anytime. I'm sure many other pilots will grant him the same pleasure - perhaps those in a time zone that's more convenient than my European one.

Sounds good, this man. Sounds a good deal better than the man who thought SL was a business tool.


Here's my favorite part:
"Privacy is extremely important for anyone putting themselves out there, expressing themselves, or expressing a side of themselves through an avatar. People don’t want other people to connect the dots from their avatar to their real life person – or even, for that matter, to an alt. One of the ethical obligations we have is to protect people’s privacy."

So I wonder what he's going to do, if anything, about the privacy infringers. Redzone, QuickWare Alts Pro and all the others. I think all those who are currently rallying against the alt stalkers, should drop a notecard to Mr. Humble, welcome him here and tell him we value privacy just like he does. Hopefully, he really is a gamer and not here to be a salesman or blogger.

Ann Otoole InSL

Or like the rampant privacy invasion Rod Humble's company appears to condone and support. Plenty enough magic being killed there. This after Mr. Humble made grandiose statements in blogger interviews that privacy of alts should be protected.

Not getting the great vibes others are. Everything indicates business as usual for LL despite the Humble statements.

Troy McConaghy

My favorite part:

“Your World, Your Imagination?” I asked Humble.

“That seems pretty appropriate to me,” he said.

Laetizia Coronet

"Privacy is extremely important"

Read this then.

Todd Borst

I'm still waiting for the day when I can do a search in Viewer 2 and not have the results disappear after the first teleport. Yes, the little things do matter quite a bit. It makes me wonder if LL actually uses SL...

Hitomi Tiponi

Another interesting interview with him at http://www.metaversejournal.com/2011/02/15/interview-rod-humble-ceo-of-linden-lab/.

The more I hear from him, the more I like him :).

Ann Otoole InSL

I have seen nothing to indicate this new guy has any power to back up his sweeping statements.

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