Items tagged "Digital First Sale"

This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. The right to repair consumer goods such as gaming systems, appliances, and even medical equipment is more important than ever now that we are living […]

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The BOSS Act Protects Both the Rights and Pocketbooks of Event-Goers

June 26, 2019 Competition , Digital First Sale , Legislation

This week, Congressman Pascrell (D-NJ), Congressman Pallone (D-NJ), and Senator Blumenthal reintroduced the BOSS Act in a renewed attempt to bring transparency and fair practices to the online market for event tickets. Public Knowledge applauds the Act, which looks to end the worst abuses of the consolidated ticket sale/resale market while maintaining an individual ticket holder’s right to do what they want with the ticket they purchased.

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Vote for Public Knowledge’s SXSW Panels

August 11, 2014 Creative Commons , Digital First Sale , Music Licensing , Open Source

The time for selecting South by Southwest panels has come around again! This year, Public Knowledge has submitted three different panel ideas, and we need your help to make them a reality.

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What Mr. Show and HBO Go Can Teach us About the Importance of Digital Ownership

June 11, 2014 Digital First Sale , Digital Ownership

Try As They Might, HBO Can’t Take Back These DVDs.

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