Originally Posted by *BaseClogger*
Now, I know of a program which records anything you play on your computer. So, you can listen to songs via proper means, record it, and have an mp3 version of the recorded song. I don't use it, but is that illegal?
I think it's OK as long as you use it for time shifting. You might get a bit of leeway because by the time you have an "mp3 version," it will have been compressed as many as three times (original compressed version, compressed via stream and recompressed by you) and thus, sound like poo.