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How does 8-bit computers emulator work on modern days computer if the 8-bit computers software is proprietary? Do they need a permission? [closed]

How does 8-bit computers emulator work on modern days computer if the 8-bit computers software is proprietary? I mean, that e.g. ZX Spectrum has a copyright on the stuff how it works etc. so how it ...
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Prince of Persia - Original code [closed]

Any way to run original Prince of Persia code? The code is hosted here. Or if it is out of possible what is the best incarnation of this game ? PC/Amiga or whatever porting ?
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How are game console reverse engineered so emulators are created? [closed]

How do people reverse engineer consoles such as the Wii, to create emulators for their game executables?
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How to emulate PSX's graphics with OpenGL?

I want to know what options (or shaders) to set so that my OpenGL game looks like Playstation 1 game. I know it probably can not be achieved 100 % because PSX used television and television renders ...
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Looking for tech specs on the Genesis console to create an emulator

Does anyone have links to technical documentation on the Sega Genesis including memory maps for the processors & expansion ports? The more documentation the better!
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How closely can a game resemble another game without legal problems?

The majority of games build on successes of other games and many are downright clones. So where is the limit of emulating before legal issues come into play? Is it down to literary or graphic work ...