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Poking More Holes in the First Sale Doctrine

The parade of cases undermining the first sale exception of copyright law continued this week with an unfortunate ruling from the Second Circuit. The “first sale” principle is what allows the purchaser of a copy of a book or CD or other copyrighted work to later resell that copy to...

Want Public Safety? Don't Disable Cell Phones

In response to outrage over last week's shutdown of cell phone service in four San Francisco stations on rumors of a planned protest, BART officials have repeatedly claimed their decision was necessary to maintain public safety. BART spokesman Linton Johnson has gone so far as to invent a new...


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