Sun, 07 Oct 2012

Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril

If the appellate court ruling stands and the first sale doctrine is destroyed, this will have repercussions across the economy like a magnitude 10 earthquake.

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


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