Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jul 2012 19:15 UTC, submitted by tupp
Legal In the Used Soft GmbH v. Oracle International Corp. case, the Court of Justice of the EU ruled today that it is okay to resell software, regardless of clauses in the software license. This is a pretty big deal, and further affirms that a software license is not necessarily binding. Great news for European consumers.
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RE: Comment by bloodline
by tupp on Wed 4th Jul 2012 06:35 UTC in reply to "Comment by bloodline"
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Digital content is already "resellable"... really.

According to this ruling, any software (or other digital content) can be resold in the EU.

In the U.S., you can resell CDs and DVDs, not sure about mp3s. However, it is unclear as to whether or not one can resell software, as there have been contradictory rulings.

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