March

Blog Posts in March, 2013

  • US Supreme Court Overturns International Copyright Laws

    || 28-Mar-2013

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that any goods made and sold outside the U.S., can be resold in the United States without violating any copyright laws. The issue arose when a USC student from Thailand was found to be selling textbooks that his family had purchased at a lower rate in his home country. The student was able to support himself through college by selling these textbooks on Ebay. ...
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  • Library Uses Collection Agency to Recover Losses

    || 19-Mar-2013

    In an effort to force patrons to return their materials on time, a library in Michigan has partnered with a debt collection agency. This company will now help Romulus Public Library recover materials and collect late fees. Beginning April 1, 2013, any accounts that have fines of $25 or more will be transferred to the collection agency. If materials are overdue by a week, then the library will ...
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