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Interesting requirements for selling used CDs

10/19/08 | by Adam | Categories: Copyright

Link: http://www.thelegality.com/archives/93

This is not a law you want to see coming north of the border:

In Florida, for example, anyone attempting to sell used CDs to a retailer must present identification and be fingerprinted, and any retailer looking to sell those same CDs must apply for a permit and submit a $10,000 bond with the Department of Agriculture and Human Services.

While the article states that online and personal sales aren't included in that rather interesting piece of legislation, it's a pretty good wedge when it comes to restricting resale of audio material.

(Via BoingBoing)

 

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