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Record industry tussles over whether a resale market for online music violates the Copyright Act - ABA Journal

Record industry tussles over whether a resale market for online music violates the Copyright Act - ABA Journal | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

When computer science professor Larry Rudolph and entrepreneur John Ossenmacher launched the online company ReDigi in late 2011, they promised that the service would offer people something missing from the market: a legal means for consumers to sell their old digital music files.

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How do you redistribute second hand file sales revenues to recording artists and copyright holders?

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M.Brewer's curator insight, August 13, 2013 11:22 PM

I feel this a meaningful article on copyrights from a credible source; abajournal.com is certified in law with verified records, articles and copyrights.

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Is It Legal To Sell Your Old MP3s? : NPR

Is It Legal To Sell Your Old MP3s? : NPR | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
A new Supreme Court ruling may provide a boost to a company that wants to be like a used record store for MP3s.
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what's the name of a transaction where goods gets duplicated upon every sale?

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You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

You Still Can’t Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Resell a CD? Sure. MP3? Nope.

 

In the U.S. it’s perfectly legal to buy a CD or DVD and then sell it to someone else — that’s the reason Netflix exists.

But when it comes to digital media, that doesn’t work. That’s the gist of a new Federal court ruling, which says that startup ReDigi can’t do what it says it can do — let users resell songs they bought on iTunes.

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So you can't resell a digital file, U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan says.

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ReDigi Taken To Court For Resale Of MP3s - Technology News - redOrbit

ReDigi Taken To Court For Resale Of MP3s - Technology News - redOrbit | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
The innovative digital music retailer ReDigi is being taken to court by EMI Music for the recycled sale of used MP3 music. The court's decision will set a precedent for the future of the digital music industry.
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