Supreme Court upholds first-sale doctrine in textbook resale case

This is all over the social web this morning but in case you’ve missed it:

Today’s decision vindicates the “first sale” doctrine, which allows the owner of a particular copy of a work to do whatever she wants with it after purchasing it. It overrides first sale losses in both the 9th and 2nd Circuits and makes clear that digital commerce can flourish in the Internet era, even when it crosses borders.

Read more @ ArsTechnica.

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