August 16, 2007

Major copyright case to test First Sale Doctrine, possibly shrinkwrap EULAs

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has agreed to take the case of a California man who is locked in a legal battle with Universal music over the sale of "promo CDs" on eBay. The case will test the limits of the First Sale Doctrine and could have implications for the legal status of "shrinkwrap" licenses in the software industry.

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