Summary of Oral Argument in Kirtsaeng

Joe Mullen from over at Ars Technica gives us a rundown of the oral arguments in Kirtsaeng – read more here: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/10/supreme-court-seeks-a-way-around-perpetual-copyright-on-foreign-goods/

What stands out is that Justice Kagan called Kirtsaeng a “rogue” – despite the fact that he did not engage in piracy but simply took advantage of the fact that Wiley sold textbooks cheaper overseas than they did in the U.S. domestic market – I wonder if the Justice Kagan has ever heard of currency trading or any of the other multitude of profitable transcactions that occur based on a geographic price differential?

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