Originally Posted by MaverickJohn
Can i ask... why is emulation allowed here then? That too is considered illegal as it circumvents the consoles security.
Im not a condoner of pirating so don't get me wrong but its a bit of hypocrisy to allow emulation and not pirating.
We're not against circumventing security (we root our phones to enable to us to use programs such as Titanium Backup), we're just against piracy.
It's the difference between ripping a CD you bought to MP3 (circumventing security) vs downloading the MP3s (piracy). In the former, you're supporting the creator with your purchase, and in the later, you're not.
Emulators merely let us play games we own from consoles we own on a different device for which those games are not available.
It's very simple - if you like games, then buy games to support developers so they can make more games.