A lot of gaming companies are turning their attention to online gaming. In these online games, your are buying (digital accessories) with your hard earned money. Some state laws claim that if your purchase digital accessories, your own the digital accessories. However, many gaming sites claim you lose your account and you lose everything. What is your take on this and do you have proof on what your local laws state about this topic?

Online gamer in China wins virtual theft suit

I understand the story is on theft, but either way. If you purchase something, that technically you have ownership of it.