www.techdirt.com has posted a short, animated and entertaining video explaining what could happen if the U.S. Supreme Court rules against eBay reseller Supak Kirtsaeng in the still-pending case Kirtsaeng v. Wiley. You can watch the video by clicking here: Techdirt Video on First Sale. The video is also featured at www.youvebeenowned.org, which is a consumer call-to-action website published by Demand Progress (www.demandprogress.org).
Kirtsaeng v. Wiley will determine whether or not you can resell products you own if the item or any part of it was manufactured outside of the United States. For more information about the case and its possible impact on both businesses and consumers, type “first sale” in the search box and take a look.
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