Music platform hits a sour note – Resale of digital music violates Copyright Act
Abstract: The introduction of digital works has raised a variety of questions about how the Copyright Act applies in the modern age. But one thing is now clear: Neither the first-sale doctrine nor the fair use defense allows the resale of copyrighted digital music files. This article summarizes a recent case that tackled these doctrines. Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., No. 16-2321, Dec. 18, 2018, 2d Cir.