I'm not sure whether you are serious with this question, or if you are just wanting to discuss the subject here.
ROMS are like any other code. It's all a matter of copyright and intellectual property laws. Dreamhost's TOS is actually very clear and about as specific as it gets, in relevant part:
If any of those terms are confusing to you, you can find lots of resources on the web about the legal aspects of copyright, including the ESA's FAQ page, which, even if it is on a trade group's website, is very accurate.
Hey, I'm not saying it's "right" but "it is what it is" (don't shoot the messenger).
edit: Double wow - double simultaneous edits, too! ha!