However, the CGW piece isn't just a romp into the underbelly of Second Life, but also looks at the real world cost of sex in Second Life. The article points out that for clients a penis, simply to participate costs L$1500, (that's Second Life's currency) or a little under six dollars. Similarly, the CGW piece points out that an online brothel collecting 20% per 'trick' would net roughly $47,608 dollars a year. And that figure isn't in Second Life money.
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Sex Sells in Second Life
Second Sex: "The May issue of Computer Gaming World looks at the online sex trade in Linden Labs' Second Life. The article, 'Escort Mission,' includes interviews with digital escort girls and johns.