Since Sony contends that it's "stealing" to copy music from your own CD to your own computer, let's see how they instruct buyers of their MP3 player's to acquire music - Walkman instructional video: How to acquire music.
So you have your brand new Walkman video MP3 player from Sony. Now let's get some music on it. There are two main ways to get new music for your Walkman video player. You can rip CD's that you already own, and you can get music from multiple online stores. So let's rip some CD's.(They next demonstrate how to rip this Sony CD.)
I just went out and bought a new album. With the CD in the drive, I can navigate Windows Media player to the "rip" tab....
They strangely forgot to mention that their customers who follow their instructions are thieves.