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Virtual reality headsets raise some real concerns about people's behaviour

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:50
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Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey demonstrating the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Oculus Touch hand controllers in San Francisco. Virtual reality transports people to all types of locales, yet how the medium will fit into people's online and offline lives is a new frontier.

New York

EVERY Friday, a dozen or so people strap on virtual reality headsets, log on to the Internet and do something that would normally require driving to a local multiplex: watch a movie with a bunch of strangers.

Their avatars all sit in the seats of a virtual movie theatre,