Originally Posted by Fluribus
My understanding is that the legal definition of "personal use" is "use for non-business purposes" rather than "used solely by you".
If that were true, distributing books through torrent networks would be entirely legal. And so would transferring ownership of ebooks (and music, and video games).
I assure you that a major percentage of commercial media companies don't believe that "non-business" use is the same as "personal" use.