Supreme Court's Yard Sale Case

Oct. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The Supreme Court is set to decide what you can sell on eBay, Craigslist, or in a yard sale. In oral arguments today, the Court will consider conflicting parts of the federal copyright law. The first-sale doctrine says if you legally buy a book, record, or TV show, you can resell it. Another part says you can't import a copyrighted work without the copyright owner's permission. The case involves a former college student who bought cheap textbooks in his native Thailand, and may have earned as much as $1.2 million reselling them to U.S. buyers on eBay. In separate cases, the Second, Third and Ninth circuits have split three ways on the issue, finding foreign-made works can always, sometimes, or never be resold in the United States. (Source: Bloomberg)
Gordon Ramsay Doubles Down on Atlantic City
42:34 - Gordon Ramsay has his fingers in a lot of pies. The Michelin-starred chef presides over multiple television programs and a restaurant group that spans the globe. Just last week, before taping his 500th episode for Fox, Ramsay sat down with Bloomberg's Betty Liu at his brand new pub inside the Caesars casino in Atlantic City. (Source: Bloomberg)
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