this isnt a linux related question so i asked the mods to move it to general.
this reminds me of a few years back the fsf sent a cease and desist letter to microsoft preventing them from hosting a program on their website that would convert win-7 dvd's into bootable usb images so that they could be installed onto netbooks (i think the fsf alleged that it stole code from dd
however microsoft didnt provide the sourcecode). after 6 months of litigation all the vista netbooks were converted to win-7 so they complied with the cease and desist.
edit, i think this is what op is looking for: