Re: Re: Would this break copyright laws?
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Posted by Darrin on November 16, 2001 at 10:39:24:
In Reply to: Re: Would this break copyright laws? posted by M Arthur Auslander on November 14, 2001 at 22:49:57:
What about renting my purchased copy of the course? Are there laws prohibiting that?
: : I recently purchased an expensive real estate seminar (manual and tapes) used on ebay. Despite being used, it still cost nearly $300. I found myself wishing Blockbuster Video rented these courses. Then it occurred to me that maybe I could rent them. My Dad (not a lawyer) seems to think it might infringe on the real estate gurus' copyrights to rent the courses, so I had another idea... What if I sell the used course (just like it was sold to me) with an agreement to by it back within 30 days for $50 less than the price I sold it for. Would this still be a violation of copyright?
: : Thanks for your time and attention.
: Dear Darrin,
: I am not aware of the copyright law prohibiting the sale or resale of the coprighted article. Reproducing is prohibited.
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