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Submission + - Used software can be sold, the Court of Justice of the European Union say.

Sique writes: An author of software cannot oppose the resale of his ‘used’ licences allowing the
use of his programs downloaded from the internet. The exclusive right of distribution of a copy of a computer program covered by such a licence is
exhausted on its first sale. This was decided today by the Court of Justice of the European Union in a case of UsedSoft GmbH v Oracle International Corp..
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Used software can be sold, the Court of Justice of the European Union say.

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