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The first “Digital Identity Marriage” was performed in the Metaverse

Published: Feb. 18, 2022 at 11:45 AM MST
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Marriages are often fantasies and this one certain looks like it.

A law group says it helped perform the first “digital identity marriage” in the Metaverse. Ryan and Candace Hurley of Phoenix got married digitally in “Decentraland.”

The ceremony was performed by a Supreme Court Justice officiating and attended by witnesses and about two-thousand guests.

The law group says there’s no current legal framework for such a marriage and the binding nature may be a matter of contract. The law group made a “virtual premarital agreement” to create a marriage framework.

Skylar McKeith Magaziner and Miranda O’Bryan report.

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