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A Startup Asks: Why Can't You Resell Old Digital Songs? - Technology Review

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We have come a LONG way since Napster:

This is the first U.S. case to tackle the question of whether legally purchased digital media files can be resold, and it strikes "at the heart of the future business models of creative industries," says Jason Schultz, a digital-copyright expert at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Unlike previous subjects of the music industry's ire, such as Napster, ReDigi has a fair chance of winning in court, he believes.

Still unclear where this is all headed.

Time to test the limits...

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