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I am making one website and i want to use mortgage repayment calculator. I have seen many real estate sites using that. I want to know that i copy their javascript calculator code and style my form differently , will that be an legal issue there

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Don't ask random people on the Internet. Ask a lawyer - preferably one who knows about copyright etc. –  ChrisF Aug 1 '11 at 11:01
    
1) Ask the person who wrote it - or 2) for something common like this, spend 5 seconds looking for one that comes with no such issues attached. –  Roger Attrill Aug 1 '11 at 11:29
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@ChrisF I would usually say ask a lawyer, because stuff can become tedious quite fast with law and we are not specialists. But in this case, the answer is so obvious that even a devellopper should know the answer. No, unless explicitly said otherwise - in this case, ask a lawyer because it can be no anyway. –  deadalnix Aug 1 '11 at 12:01

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It doesn't matter what programming language is used. The law doesn't have exceptions for Javascript. All code is copyrighted equally.

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