judgecorp writes: "The European Court of Justice has ruled that selling on second-hand software licences is legal. Oracle had tried to ban German company UsedSoft from reselling its users' licences, but the court found in UsedSoft's favour, in a case which could affect all companies selling software in Europe."
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity
is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.
-- Alfred North Whitehead