Virtual Reality Avatars Spark Real World Legal Issues

 

Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and other tech companies are developing ever-more-realistic environments for virtual reality products to allow users to immerse themselves in a video game, shop for clothing, or do a variety of other tasks that used to require a physical presence. But legal specialists and attorneys told Bloomberg BNA tech reporter Alexis Kramer that a key aspect of virtual reality is running into some tough legal questions.