Animaether (411575) writes ""Can copyright owners assert rights over imported goods that have already been sold once?", that is the issue before the Supreme Court in Costco Wholesale Corp v. Omega, S.A. (backstory). What's at stake is the ability of resellers to offer legitimate, non-pirated versions of copyrighted goods [manufactured in foreign nations] to U.S. consumers at prices that undercut those charged by the copyright holders." Link to Original Source
One has to look out for engineers -- they begin with sewing machines
and end up with the atomic bomb.
-- Marcel Pagnol