ReDigi awarded patent on digital resale ‘without making a copy’

By Chris Meadows
January 29, 2014 // 3 Comments

Yesterday I received a press release from ReDigi, the company trying to allow (and monetize) the resale of “used” digital goods such as music or e-books, with an embargo time of, well, right now. [...]

Amazon scores broad patent on reselling ‘used’ digital content

By libertyc
February 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’ve written quite a few pieces here about the various attempts to try to create a workable digital resale market—most recently with digital music resale firm ReDigi, which is currently engaged [...]

Judge finds ReDigi does not have to shut down pending EMI’s lawsuit

By libertyc
February 7, 2012 // 2 Comments

Good news for “used digital music” reseller ReDigi: the district court judge handling the case has denied EMI’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the company, which would have shut it [...]

Google seeks to file amicus brief in ReDigi case

By libertyc
February 2, 2012 // 1 Comment

The ReDigi lawsuit took an intriguing turn yesterday. Google sent a letter to the judge in the EMI v. ReDigi case asking permission to file an amicus brief. Google says that it is not taking sides in [...]

ReDigi responds to RIAA lawsuit, claims fair use

By libertyc
January 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

ReDigi has filed a response to the EMI lawsuit seeking to prevent the company from reselling “used” digital music files, Ars Technica reports. In EMI’s suit, it accuses ReDigi of making illegal [...]

EMI sues ReDigi over ‘used’ digital media resale

By libertyc
January 8, 2012 // 2 Comments

And so it begins. In October, “used digital music” reseller ReDigi began operations. A month later, the RIAA demanded that it cease and desist its “infringing” activities and make its records [...]

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