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90 Transfer of copies of works in electronic form

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
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90 Transfer of copies of works in electronic form

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9: WORKS IN ELECTRONIC FORM

90 Transfer of copies of works in electronic form

Where a person has purchased a copy of a work in electronic form (such as a computer program) on terms which, expressly or impliedly or by virtue of any rule of law, allow him to copy the work, adapt it or make copies of an adaptation in connection with his use of it, then in the absence of any express terms to the contrary a transferee may without infringement of copyright do anything the purchaser was allowed to do1. However, any copy, adaptation or

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