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  • Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril

    10/07/2012 2:48:27 PM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 89 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 04 Oct 2012 | Jennifer Waters
    CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — 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 products. [snip] That’s being challenged now for products that are made abroad, and if the Supreme Court upholds an appellate court...