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  • noun Plural form of bailment.

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Examples

  • Story wrote Commentaries on an amazing variety of subjects: promissory notes, equity jurisprudence, the conflict of laws, agency, bailments, bills of exchange, partnership.

    A History of American Law

  • I never argued virtual items were "classic" bailments.

    Names and Narrative

  • Jeff virtual items as property have been able to convince me that current implmentations aren't anything other than bailments

    Names and Narrative

  • My point re: virtual items as bailments is that in the current implmentation, the player's "property" interest is simply possession and not ownership.

    Names and Narrative

  • Peter "Take the classic examples of bailments: when you give your car to a parking garage/mechanic, it is not for their use and enjoyment, but for the fulfillment of a specific purpose storage/repair - and compensation flows from bailor to bailee."

    Names and Narrative

  • I like the original concept of bailments very much: I give to you property for a specific purpose with the understanding that you will ultimately return it to me.

    Names and Narrative

  • Take the classic examples of bailments: when you give your car to a parking garage/mechanic, it is not for their use and enjoyment, but for the fulfillment of a specific purpose storage/repair - and compensation flows from bailor to bailee.

    Names and Narrative

  • I see your point, although bailments generally don't imply use and enjoyment by the bailee of the goods in question.

    Names and Narrative

  • For example, none of the people with whom I've discussed virtual items as property have been able to convince me that current implmentations aren't anything other than bailments.

    Names and Narrative

  • I have yet to see a convincing argument why virtual items acquired in game are not bailments.

    Some Skepticism

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