Originally Posted by DawnFalcon
Why are you assuming that "they" would have anything to do with it? The rights holders have every right to bring an action against you.
And they have 1000 reasons not to do so -- they are taking on paying customers! That would create a lot of wonderful publicity for them. By your reasoning even all books an American downloads while abroad would be illegal copies. And let us say they sue you, what are the damages they can claim? They have actually profited.