Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Oracle Seeks $9.3 billion Lawsuit Against Google’s Use Of Java In Android

The long-running copyright lawsuit against Google by Oracle still continues. Oracle is seeking about US $9.3 billion in damages against Google over its use of Java in Android, court filings show.

Oracle sued Google six years ago, claiming the search giant needs a license to use parts of the Java platform in Google's market-leading mobile OS.

The companies went to trial over the matter in 2012 but the jury was split on the crucial question of whether Google’s use of Java was protected by "fair use," which permits copying under limited circumstances.

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