Originally Posted by rogue_librarian
I say this would be perfectly fine in my jurisdiction. It's a private copy for somebody else's exclusive use, our Copyright Act allows for that. Why do you think that's an issue? People obviously did buy a copy (heck, it's destroyed in the process), so this is really only format shifting.
It is format shifting, but I'm not sure if it's OK for someone else to do the format shifting for you. I may of course be wrong. Time will tell!