The metaverse and profiles of criminal liability

On Il Sole 24 Ore, an interesting insight into the #metaverse.

Among those interviewed was Andrea Puccio, for whom there is already a large case history of digital-related crimes: from fraud to identity theft, from cybercrimes to extortion.
“At the moment, there is no knowledge of prosecutions on crimes committed in the Metaverse, but we need to start taking this into consideration, even if some general principles remain valid in the Metaverse, such as that of the personality of criminal responsibility.”

For Puccio, one of the main problems is the configurability of the crime, that is, figuring out whether a given conduct is actually punishable.

The full article is available here