Only 3 votes for utter insanity ...
Remember that the job of a Supreme Court Justice is not to decide what is sane (or what you really meant -- what is right). It's to decide what the law is.
The fact that Wiley's lawyers, a district court, an appeals court, and 3 Supreme Court Justices thought First Sale doesn't apply to foreign-made copies tells me there is probably some clearly written statute or binding precedent somewhere that says that, the US Congress was happy with it, and 6 justices bent over backward to interpret it as not meaning what it seems to. I wouldn't necessarily cheer them on for that.
I'm just saying a court's job is a lot harder than just deciding what the world should be like.
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