Originally Posted by Imbroglio
Technically it's illegal for you to rip your own music/movies to your computer (pending current court decision).
For music, the RIAA doesn't think so, they label that kind of stuff 'illegal ripping'. I'm also pretty sure that video ripping is covered by different legislation than music, and other than for backup purposes, you are not legally able to do so (plus the fact that you are not allowed to circumvent the drm on the video to do so anyway).
note: I'm specifically talking about American law.