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IBM's Italian workforce is set to strike in Second Life tomorrow (27 September). Organised by the UNI union, staff aim to hit the company’s virtual islands, as well as putting real life protesters on picket line duty outside its Italian facilities. Although Sadville is, well, mainly sad, the virtual islands are being heavily …

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Anonymous Coward

Angles.

I can't believe that no one has asked what the [IT,Paris Hilton,iPhone] angle is yet. And no, Sadville doesn't count as the IT angle.

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Anonymous Coward

Send in the cyber cops!

Watch those striking workers scatter.....

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Anonymous Coward

The real surprise

is that it wasn't the French who first went on strike in Sadville.

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@Angles.

Urrrmmm... IBM?

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Anonymous Coward

Re: Angles

You... You do know who IBM are, right?

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Of course there's an IT angle

Even it if wasn't IBM involved, it would still have an IT angle.

Social change driven by online communities (such as Facebook groups influencing some things, most recently) is both a social and IT issue, and needs reporting in both IT and sociology publications.

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Anonymous Coward

This is good if...

- You don't think IBM software / hardware is expensive enoug as it is

- You wan to tell your grand children that you also went to strike once

- You don't want to let the Koreans be the first to do a real strike in Sadville

- You work for an IBM competitor

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Another thing missing

Insert inevitable rant about how it's not Sadville but Second Life, as if we cared.

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There's a union in Italy called EMF?

Unbelievable!

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