>Each downloaded already had a license direct from the source, meaning they were
>LEGALLY entitled to a copy. Does it matter from where the copy comes?
I'm not arguing whether it's right or wrong, but now, try that sentence again with "Movies" or "Music" instead of the implied "software".
I doubt the various Hollywood studios will see it any different then Oracle: It does NOT matter whether you already have a license, you are NOT allowed to download the files from P2P sources, forums or whatever.