Resale of E-books Ruled Illegal in EU

In a move that will be welcome news to publishers and other rights holders, advocate general Maciej Szpunar has ruled sites such as Tom Kabinet that sell second-hand ebooks unlawful under EU law. However, the advocate general also noted that there might be justifications for the resale of ebooks, prompting concerned comments from the Federation of European Publishers (FEP).

Source: Resale of E-books Ruled Illegal in EU

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