Question about piracy

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  1. DarkFlare69
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    1. Is it illegal to distribute roms?
    2. Is it illegal to download roms?

    I know one of those is illegal but I keep forgetting which one
     
  2. Lacius

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    In the United States, both are illegal.
     
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  3. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    Both.

    The only time ROMs can be legally acquired is if you rip your own game by yourself.

    /thread
     
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  4. DarkFlare69
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    How much trouble do u get in if they catch u?
     
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    I forgot
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    in some countries its illegal to distribute but not to download..
     
  8. DarkFlare69
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    Do they ever catch people? I know like a lot of people who do it yet no one ever gets caught
     
  9. yusuo

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    Not unless you do it mass scale or you're retarded
     
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    you already dead OP. your avatar is copyrighted and therefore Nintendo has been alerted and police are tracking your IP.
     
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    Couldn't have said it any better myself.
     
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