Event: Upcoming Panel on First Sale

ORI will be participating in a panel discussion next Tuesday on first sale at the Public Knowledge 2013 Policy Symposium. Our executive director Andrew Shore and Brandon Butler from the Association of Research Libraries will be joining a discussion about how first sale and the definition of owners’ rights translate in the digital world. It is sure to …

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Welcome Radwell International

ORI is pleased to announce that Radwell International Inc. is our newest member.  As a company that resells industrial equipment around the world, Radwell’s business relies on strong owners’ rights protections and we welcome them to our coalition. Radwell is headquartered in Lumberton, New Jersey and sells and repairs electrical equipment used by a range …

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Locked Into Your Wireless Carrier

Earlier this week, we saw another example of manipulating copyright laws to control what consumers can do with our own property. A new regulation that went into effect this week will make it illegal for consumers to “unlock” their mobile devices. Until recently, individuals could unlock their mobile devices to use them on other wireless …

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