Court ruling may threaten libraries’ lending rights

A recent court ruling on copyright infringement in the business world may have impact on libraries’ ability to lend books because of its interpretation of the “first-sale doctrine” exception.  The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) has filed an amicus curiae brief to voice its concerns.  For more information, go to the District Dispatch posting.  It includes a link to the amicus curiae brief and an announcement from LCA, which provides a more detailed explanation of the concerns.

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