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US court says Oracle can push Java claims against Google

Monday 12 May 2014 | 10:12 CET | News
A US appeals court has decided that the shortcuts created by Java to perform basic functions such as connecting to the internet are eligible for copyright protection, opening the way for Oracle to revive claims Google copied its Java programming language to develop the Android operating system, Bloomberg reported. The court decision reinstated a jury's 2012 finding that Google infringed the copyrights, and sent the case back to let Google argue it had fair use of the technology. Oracle was at the time looking for more than USD 1 billion in damages, claiming Google used Java code without

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