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EU to Allow Digital Software Resales?

This document (Adobe Acrobat format) outlines a legal ruing in the EU that seems to open the door for resale of digitally distributed software (thanks Joao). Here's a bit:

Where the copyright holder makes available to his customer a copy tangible or intangible and at the same time concludes, in return form payment of a fee, a licence agreement granting the customer the right to use that copy for an unlimited period, that rightholder sells the copy to the customer and thus exhausts his exclusive distribution right. Such a transaction involves a transfer of the right of ownership of the copy. Therefore, even if the licence agreement prohibits a further transfer, the rightholder can no longer oppose the resale of that copy.

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82. Re: EU to Allow Digital Software Resales? Jul 3, 2012, 23:25 jdreyer
 
Devinoch wrote on Jul 3, 2012, 19:54:
There has not been a "bug free" piece of software shipped in the last twenty years.

Or practically never. Almost every software has bugs. The amount of QA a piece of software needs to be bug free is astronomical. They made bug free auto pilot software for the Space Shuttle. For every hour of development, they spent three hours of QA. Imagine that. The full time QA staff was three times larger than the dev staff. Usually the ratio is the opposite of that: 1 QA per 3 devs.
 
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