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Google wins key ruling in Oracle Android suit

Friday 1 June 2012 | 09:16 CET | News
The US judge presiding over Oracle's lawsuit against Google has ruled in favour of the search company on a central issue in the case, the Financial Times reports. Google welcomed the judge's ruling, which it said would have a broader impact on the software industry by protecting the right of developers to make their code work with other widely used software programs. Oracle's case turned mainly on a claim that the search company infringed its copyright on parts of the Java computer language. Google illegally copied Java in 37 of the APIs that its Android mobile software uses to work with

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Oracle / Sun Microsystems
Countries: World
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