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Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril
Market Watch ^ | 10/07/2012 | Jennifer Waters

Posted on 10/07/2012 4:58:42 PM PDT by Kolath

Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother’s antique furniture to your iPhone 4.

At issue in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons is the first-sale doctrine in copyright law, which allows you to buy and then sell things like electronics, books, artwork and furniture, as well as CDs and DVDs, without getting permission from the copyright holder of those.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: commerce; property; resale; sc

1 posted on 10/07/2012 4:58:48 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: Kolath

I just... can’t describe how this makes me feel.

I bought it, I own it.

And THIS is why people hate corporations.

2 posted on 10/07/2012 5:06:02 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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