Originally Posted by Joykins
It is true you don't know whether a copy is legal if you don't know how it was obtained; generally one takes on trust that a reputable company like Amazon has obtained things legally.
Like this one on the MR Deals forum today?
Sorry, not trying to pick a fight with you... just trying to make my point that piracy is complicated. If *I* can't tell if this is a pirate copy or not (and I really don't know whether it is or not!), I don't know what help there is for less-copyright-savvy folks like my older sister.