Sale of second hand electronics banned in Japan (15)

11 Name: Captain Obvious 1993-09-4562 20:27 [no]

2nd hand electronics sales will NOT soon be illegal in Japan
February 22nd, 2006 by Mutantfrog

Akihabara News, Engadget, and probably a number of other blogs have posted a completely misinformed and alarmist claim that Japanese law will soon make it illegal to sell used electronics. First the alarmist claim, and then the explanation of why it is about 80-90% incorrect.

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