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Old 09-25-2014, 11:12 PM   #1
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LXer: New Bill Designed To Stop Bogus Copyright Claims From Stopping You From Selling What You Own


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We just wrote about an audio equipment manufacturer trying to argue that it was criminal for someone to resell their products. While this was obviously crazy, never underestimate the lengths that some companies will go through these days to try to block people from selling products they (thought they had) legally bought. And guess what tool they're using to block you from actually owning the products you bought? Why copyright, of course. It's yet another example of how copyright is often used to block property rights rather than to create them.

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