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Why Is The Book Market Different From The Art Market?

Posted at 5:59PM Monday 19 Nov 2012

The first-sale doctrine allows owners to resell, lend out, or give away copyrighted goods without interference. This doctrine is a prime reason why every ebook comes with terms of sale that state that what you are 'buying' is a limited license, unlike with a pbook.

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