Last summer, a district court ruled that selling promo CDs is perfectly legal. This was an important ruling, because it reinforced the right of first sale -- which has been a part of copyright law for ages -- and it made it clear that companies couldn't wipe out the limits of copyright law simply by declaring them void...

The EFF has now filed its own brief, noting the ridiculous consequences of any ruling where Universal wins.

Thursday, January 29, 2009
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