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|Other names||Stroker Serpentine|
|Occupation||Virtual Sex Entrepreneur|
Alderman, originally a plumbing contractor, first created a presence in the adult-only virtual world of Seducity as "Stroker". Motivated by the sale of virtual goods between residents and the ability to retain intellectual property rights, Alderman registered a user account in Second Life in November 2003 and created his avatar.
Alderman later listed his Amsterdam simulator in March 2007 on eBay for a sum of $50,000.
Currently, Alderman has returned to Second Life to attempt to rebuild his business. He is asking for collaborations in work even with his past distribution of other creators content against their initial agreement with those people.
Near the weekend of July 4, 2007, Alderman's company Eros LLC filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against a Second Life avatar named Volkov Catteno, temporarily named "John Doe" in court documents, for copying and reselling his virtual SexGen beds. Through several subpoenas served to Linden Lab, PayPal, AT&T and Charter Communications, Volkov Catteno was identified as Robert Leatherwood of Azle, Texas.
Later that same year in October 2007, Alderman spearheaded a six-person lawsuit against New York native Thomas Simon (aka Raze Kenzo in Second Life) for unauthorized copying, resale, and distribution of the platintiffs' virtual products. The suit alleged that Simon duplicated and resold various types of content from several different Second Life content creators.
Eros, LLC and Shannon Grei brought forth a class action suit in US District Court in Northern California against Linden Research, Inc on September 15, 2009 (Case4:09-cv-04269-PJH). Court papers allege the defendants knowingly and profitably turned a blind's eye to copyright and trademark violations within the Second Life service.
On Sept 28, 2011, Stroker released his Sexgen v5.0 bed for free, with full permissions, meaning that anyone can copy it for any use including resale. This act was done without the consent of several parties involved in the creation of the Sexgen v5.0. Although there was mention of filing a DMCA Takedown order, there is no mention in the article of any being filed.
In September 2008 he partnered with developer OhMibod to create an interface that would allow avatars within the virtual world of Second Life to remotely actuate the OhMiBod device of another Internet partner. The teledildonic application utilized a heads up display or HUD to play customized soundtracks to enhance avatar to avatar cybersex. The OhMiBod interface has since been abandoned for use in Second Life due to aggressive enforcement  of the broad teledildonics patent.
Alderman expanded his interests in virtual world development by founding StroCap Studios in 2007 as a subsidiary of Eros LLC. By combining the resources of StroCap and Motionwerx, Alderman utilizes innovative gyroscopic inertial systems and motion capture optical systems to provide platform developers and virtual world entrepreneurs with realistic character animations.
- Lynn, Regina: "Stroker Serpentine, Second Life's Porn Mogul, Speaks" Wired, March 3, 2007
- Lynn, Regina: "Second Life Gets Sexier" Wired, August 25, 2006.
- Wagner, Mitch: "Second Life Sex Business Sells On eBay For $50,000" InformationWeek, March 27, 2007
- Mistral, Pixeleen (alias): "National Geographic Channel To Feature SL on ‘Taboo’", The Alphaville Herald, 5 Jan 2011
- Richards, Jonathan: "Second Life sex bed spawns virtual copyright action" TimesOnline, July 4, 2007
- Boniello, KathiAnne: "UNREALITY BYTE$" New York Post, October 28, 2007
- Mistral, Pixeleen: "Strokerz Toyz/Eros LLC Takes Linden Lab to Court in Class Action Lawsuit!!!" Alphaville Herald, September 15, 2009.
- Wired.com: "[PDF] E-f iling , " Wired.com, .
- Mistral, Pixeleen: "Second Life SexBed Industry Thrown Into Chaos" Alphaville Herald, September 29, 2011.
- Lynn, Regina "Teledildonics takes a step: OhMiBod and Second Life (corrected)" Regina Lynn's SexRev 2.0, October, 24, 20082007
- Masnick, Mike "Who Says Patent Lawsuits Aren't Sexy" Techdirt, May 9, 2008
- Feldman, Curt "Second Life's Stroker Serpentine Bringing MoCap to the Real World" , Virtual World News, May 9, 2008
Articles on Stroker Serpentine
- Bland, Archie: Cybersex rules: Inside the world of Teledildonics The Independent, November 23, 2008
- Kirby, Carrie: Avatars, attorneys in new world of virtual law The San Francisco Chronicle, April 27, 2009.
- MacMillan, Douglas: Second Life Rich List Businessweek.com, July 7, 2007
- Lynn, Regina: Stroker Serpentine, Second Life's Porn Mogul, Speaks March 30, 2007
- Money, Moo: Cinemassively: Stroker Serpentine Interview Massively.com, March 16, 2008
- Fullerton, Ticky:Four Corners and Four Corners Transcript Australian Broadcasting Company, March 19, 2007
- Starwood, Cider:Meet Stroker Ivillage Girl's Night Out, December 21, 2006
- Ludlow, Peter: Sin Under Florida Sun The Second Life Herald, April 30, 2007
- Wagner, Mitch: SL Sex Sim Sells Information Week, March 27, 2007
- Dotinga, Randy: Second Life's Amsterdam Snapped Up on Ebay Wired.com, March 26, 2007
- O'Hear, Steve:Amsterdam sold for $50,000 ZDNet.com, March 30, 2007
- Nino, Tateru:Spotlight - Amsterdam Second Life Insider, December 15, 2007
- Reuters, Eric:Second Life Amsterdam Re-Sold to Dutch Media Firm Reuters Second Life News Center, June 20, 2007
- Duranske, Benjamin:Content Creators Sue Rase Kenzo Virtually Blind, October 27, 2007
- Duanske, Benjamin:Eros Reaches Settlement with Robert Leatherwood Virtually Blind, March 14, 2008