I suggest this, among other things, things, is really what the music copyright bullsh*t is all about...or not. Either way, it´s f*cked up (in my opinion). Read on
"Let´s say a relative gave you an imported Omega watch over the holidays. It´s a nice piece, but it´s not exactly your style, so after agonizing over the issue for the appropriate number of months, you decide to sell it over eBay.
Not so fast. Thanks to a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, that might not be so easy. In fact, the store that sold it, Costco, shouldn´t have sold it in the first place, the court recently ruled, because the doctrine of "First Sale" has limits. Section 109 of the Copyright Act says that a copyright owner of a product has the sole initial right to distribute it. Then the subsequent buyers have the right to "to sell or otherwise dispose of the possession of that copy"—in other words, sell it again....."