Originally Posted by Catlady
Sure they go together. But as a practical matter I think it makes more sense to use resources to go after the uploaders and the sites that host them than individual downloaders, or people who circumvent copy protection to make their own backup copies.
I don't think anyone's suggesting that people who circumvent copy protection for material they've legally bought should be prosecuted, but that's very different to illegally downloading material that's commercially available. That is wrong, and should be prosecuted.