"It isn't stealing. When I steal, you don't have what I took from you."
That's not the definition of stealing. It's taking what is not yours without getting permission or paying for it, while you should have. This is also the case with pirating.
Btw, congrats TPB and I hope you live many more years!!
Attorney General Eric Holder promises Edward Snowden won't be tortured or face the death penalty
Why such a promise? Can I read this as a confirmation by the USA that they've tortured other people?