This is huge in light of Amazon’s and Apple’s Patents to resell ebooks
Key graph from Wired’s story:
“The novel question presented in this action is whether a digital music file, lawfully made and purchased, may be resold by its owner through ReDigi under the first sale doctrine. The court determines that it cannot,” the judge ruled.
Well then, this should keep things in turmoil for a while longer. It looks more and more like this can only be solved by an overhaul of current law by the Legislative branch, not trying to worm ourselves around via the Judiciary.