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Amarnath S wrote:
Is this an IP breach? Morally/ethically yes, but legally?

I would say that it depends on the country. The modified code would probably be recognized as a "derivative work", and therefore subject to copyright, if nothing else.
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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