As long as you own a physical copy of the game you're downloading, it isn't illegal. I really doubt they'd notice or care anyway.
your right my over site. So actually you meant No. Yes, yes yes depends YesIt is NOT legal to download a ROM just because you own the physical game. The ROM must come from YOUR physical copy, using dumping hardware that may or may not be illegal to build / purchase in your country.
Then you should not act like one. Your interpretation of the law, whether right or wrong, is still unprofessional as its not creditable.
Well Zach, it really doesn't matter in the end. I couldn't care less if it is illegal. I'm just telling the guy he should go for it. It is very unlikely anyone would care or notice. Let him have fun.
- and giving amiture legal advice is not different ? The validity in both of you is only attributed to your opinion. Neither of you can give legal advice nor should be.If you don't care whether it is illegal or not, you shouldn't be handing out advice willy-nilly that could get people into trouble.
The answer that I provided is so common that I believed it to be true. I've only been into emulation for a few months, give me a break.
Really, I mean come-on what is this a court hearing. Smoke a J and loosen up a bit.The key point here is my opinion is based upon verifiable facts written into copyright-law itself.