'Second Life' Sex Machine Spawns Lawsuit

Aug 10, 2007 By PHIL DAVIS, Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- Kevin Alderman didn't bring sex to "Second Life." He just made it better. The 46-year-old entrepreneur recognized four years ago that people would pay to equip their online selves - which start out with the smooth anatomy of a Barbie or Ken doll - with realistic genitalia and even more to add some sexy moves.



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