iOS 4.0 Is It Legal to Modify .ipsw files (and redistribute?)

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  1. P O W E R

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    Does anyone know if it's legal to modify .ipsw files and then, possibly, redistribute them? I must know this quickly.
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    Nope, that's Apple's code.
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    So you can't unzip .ipsw, modify them, then .zip them back and use them?
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    Modifying is legal. Redistributing not.
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    Could I TELL others how to modify their .ipsw files? I have a lot of developments that would make the entire ipodtouchfans community be eternally indebted to me.
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    I guess telling somebody how to is not forbidden.
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    Yea you can do that, I meant you can't redistrubute.
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    Very well. 1st Generation users, prepare to run iOS 4 on your devices! iTouch 2g and iPhone 3g users, prepare for iOS 4 multitasking! iTouch and iPhone users, prepare to fake your iDevice into thinking its running iOS 4 even though it is running 3.1.3! iTouch users, prepare to run iPhone and iPad software on your device!
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    You can modify it, just don't upload it. Anywhere.
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    I should have a load of guides up within a few weeks (after I test it on my device.)

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