Copyright Law Profs Blast ReDigi Music Ruling At 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 5:17 PM EST) -- Two dozen copyright law professors urged the Second Circuit on Tuesday to overturn a district court's $3.5 million judgment against music sharing service ReDigi for infringing Capitol Records' copyrights, saying the decision undermines the law's careful balance between the rights of copyright holders and purchasers.

In an amicus brief, the 24 professors and scholars from Brooklyn Law School, Howard University School of Law and numerous other institutions told the appeals court that the fair use analysis in the 2013 decision issued by the Southern District of New York was "fatally flawed."

The professors said the the Copyright Act's first sale doctrine...

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