What's the current state of flashcart legality in the UK?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by origamiguy, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. origamiguy
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    I've recently gotten into homebrew development, and I'd like to get hold of a flashcart so I can test my code on an actual console, rather than an emulator on my (somewhat slow) laptop.

    I live in the UK, and I don't know what the current state of flashcart legality is with regard to obtaining them.

    Can anyone enlighten me?
     
  2. Terminator02

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    AFAIK in the UK it's illegal, but they ship them as personal packages, and usually get to people fine
     
  3. tiggerlator

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    They are indeed illegal.
     
  4. The Pi

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    Use of (except piracy of course) is completely legal.
    Selling them is illegal.
     
  5. tiggerlator

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    Thanks, so use of one is legal even if they find roms on your card? if they would even look.
     
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  7. origamiguy
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    So, by proxy does that make buying them illegal too?