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Old 11-08-2013, 11:13 PM
Th3R3n3gad3 Th3R3n3gad3 is offline
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Default That news about the emulators from that website.

Um, is that thing safe and legal?
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:28 PM
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....what??
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:42 PM
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What website? TMZ?
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Old 11-09-2013, 12:51 AM
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I know that many don`t visit the Frontpage of TA at all since the recent changes but Guys, at least take once a Week the time to scroll through the Headlines on the Frontpage to know what he might be talking about:

http://toucharcade.com/2013/11/05/in...reaking-again/

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It does depend on your Country and it`s local copyright law if those Appz/Tools are legal or not. If they are save probably noone can answer you at all except the Developer itself.
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Old 11-09-2013, 02:26 AM
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I know that many don`t visit the Frontpage of TA at all since the recent changes but Guys, at least take once a Week the time to scroll through the Headlines on the Frontpage to know what he might be talking about:

http://toucharcade.com/2013/11/05/in...reaking-again/

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It does depend on your Country and it`s local copyright law if those Appz/Tools are legal or not. If they are save probably noone can answer you at all except the Developer itself.
You know when he says "that website", that in English is often derogatory meaning a competitor's website such as IGN, 148apps, pocketgamer, etc.

If it said this website, it would be different for a comment like yours.
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Old 11-09-2013, 02:56 AM
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Um, is that thing safe and legal?
Technically it's not legal. If you're the type of person who has no illegal mp3s, doesn't download tv shows and doesn't drive 1 Km over the speed limit then stay away from Roms!

It's a big gray area. Many games are 20-30 years old and the only way to play them is via emulators. Still doesn't make it technically legal but people 'take the risk'
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Old 11-09-2013, 02:57 AM
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You know when he says "that website", that in English is often derogatory meaning a competitor's website such as IGN, 148apps, pocketgamer, etc.

If it said this website, it would be different for a comment like yours.
I don't think its derogatory. I think he means a certain website for non jail broken phones (sure we know what one it is)
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:37 AM
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Technically it's not legal. If you're the type of person who has no illegal mp3s, doesn't download tv shows and doesn't drive 1 Km over the speed limit then stay away from Roms!

It's a big gray area. Many games are 20-30 years old and the only way to play them is via emulators. Still doesn't make it technically legal but people 'take the risk'
I think it is illegal, at least roms are.

Read this, published by Nintendo:

http://www.nintendo.com/corp/legal.jsp#download_rom
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:48 AM
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Of course it is but like I say it's a huge gray area. Do I feel guilty playing 25 year old roms? Nope. It's still wrong but personally I don't think it as bad as cracking apps, downloading music or speeding in a car etc. if the original poster is worried then just don't bother using emulators
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:50 AM
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I don't feel anything wrong with emulating something when I have no way to support the people who developed the game
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