- Apr 13, 2021
The law is pretty clear on this.
By James Conley, Ed Andros, Priti Chinai, et al., Published on 01/01/04scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu
Emulation is legal, illegal ROMs or BIOS are not.
Emulation is legal so long as the emulator in question was developed via a "clean room" design, and your roms and BIOS were dumped from your own personal belongings.
emulation=/=piracyWell it depends on the countries laws I know where I live emulators are legal but roms aren't. So you can rip your own games but not download roms hencewhy emulators aren't illegal.