“Apple’s patent application describes a system that would allow users to transfer access to digital content — ‘such as an ebook, music, movie, software application’ — to others,” Owen reports. “As we noted last month, users’ rights to resell digital content is a contentious issue under current U.S. copyright law. This year, a court will rule on whether startup ReDigi, which allows users to resell digital music, is legal. Last year, the European Court of Justice ruled that users have the right to resell downloaded software.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Billy Cal” for the heads up.]