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Oracle Software The Courts Your Rights Online

Used Software Can Be Sold, Says EU Court of Justice 385

Sique writes "An author of software cannot oppose the resale of his 'used' licenses allowing the use of his programs downloaded from the internet. The exclusive right of distribution of a copy of a computer program covered by such a license is exhausted on its first sale. This was decided [Tuesday] (PDF) by the Court of Justice of the European Union in a case of Used Soft GmbH v. Oracle International Corp.."
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Used Software Can Be Sold, Says EU Court of Justice

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