Originally Posted by Hellmark
I don't think anyone is really saying that copyright infringement is ok. I personally believe it to be different than theft, because a copy is being made (if you were to copy the file, and delete the original, that would be theft since the owner is deprived of it, and I have seen instances of where people have done that), however, I don't think it is ok.
You can take my copies from my cold dead hands.
Seriously though, why are we not allowed to copy things? Is not our genetic code copied millions of times a day? are we not merely copies??