Originally Posted by JSWolf
Actually, in the US, use is not illegal. Writing and and distributing it in the US is illegal.
I'm sorry, have you read section 1201 of the US Copyright act as ammended by the DMCA of 1998?
Unless based on paragrah (D) the librarian of congress has deemed that ebooks are exempt from 1201(A). ???
(Though technically not "illegal" but a copyright infringment which is a civil offense which becomes criminal if you are doing it for profit.)