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Comment: Re:Probable cause for a search warrant (Score 3, Insightful) 334

by theefer (#28073305) Attached to: Last.fm User Data Was Sent To RIAA By CBS

Any unauthorized copy is a copyright violation, whether or not you upload or download, whether or not you knew it was an illegal copy, and even whether or not the person you got it from purported to give you a license.

This is not universally true either.

Perhaps your argument holds by US law, but not by all national copyright laws. 95% of the human population does not live in the US.

One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.

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