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Re: Visualboy Advance question.

On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 09:12:03PM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> >That second case is pretty much where we stand with a *lot* of game 
> >console
> >emulators out there -- the only way to get data to use with them is to 
> >break
> >the law.  Wonderful.
> Is it illegal if I own a game cartridge, and dump it? That part 
> probably isn't; US copyright law, at least, give me permission to make 
> a backup copy.

I'm not aware of any relevant precedents, but at least some of the big
console companies have stated in the past that (a) this is okay, and
(b) it doesn't have to be a dump of *your* cartridge either - you just
have to own one.

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