Google v Oracle Thoughts?

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TLDR: Oracle is suing Google for developing the same API for Android Java as Oracle developed (but completely different code — just the function parameters, etc, basically).

Fantastic amicus brief (albeit quite old back when it was still in the district court. If you have the time, totally worth it):

TLDR: companies being able to copyright APIs would allow IBM to copyright bios, for example, or ATT being able to collect royalties from Linux distros because they are based on Unix.

The case has already been argued in the Supreme Court, but no decision yet. What do y’all think?


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