I'm quite happy to download "abandonware", but not modern-o-games. If you can't find the game for purchase anywhere, there's no point depriving yourself of it for some random "moral" reasons. I'm sure the developers wouldn't particularly want their creations to be forgotten about for the sake of people staying strictly within the law, either - they'll never make any money on them again if they're no longer on sale, but at least people can still enjoy them through abandonware.
Originally posted by Neil Joshi
Hah! All I've got is a freaking ISDN (oh, and 1-2mb/ps is still considered ADSL)
Only if it's delivered via, er, ADSL. Which in universities it isn't. ¬