“A case about pricing timepieces could crimp library lending.”
Fascinating article in today’s Wall Street Journal:
The Wall Street Journal, Friday, July 30, 2010, p. W9
DE GUSTIBUS column
By Eric Felten
Constrain the first-sale doctrine and you throw a wrench into the business of used-book stores . . . And yes, even public libraries might find themselves facing the challenge of figuring out which books on the stacks were first sold in the U.S., and which were first sold abroad.