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"First Sale" High Court Decision Relies On "Statutory Ambiguity," House Says

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The "statutory ambiguity" relied on by the Supreme Court to interpret the Copyright Act's "first sale doctrine" in the recent Quality King Distributors v. L'Anza Research International case "should be corrected," according to the House Judiciary Committee's Sept. 15 report on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (HR 2281).



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