Your right to resell your own stuff is in peril

It could become illegal to resell your iPhone 4, car or family antiques

Jennifer Water Market Watch The Wall Street Journal 10/12/2012

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court’s agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your grandmother’s antique furniture to your iPhone 4.


Stossel: Careful What You Resell

John Stossel’s Take 08/24/2009

Thinking about emptying your closets and selling your junk at a garage sale or on eBay? Beware, says James Rosen:

You could be breaking a new federal law. As part of a campaign called Resale Roundup, the federal government is cracking down on the secondhand sales of dangerous and defective products.