25 May '16, 5pm

Chilling Effects Watch: Oracle v. Google

Chilling Effects Watch: Oracle v. Google

A lawsuit between Oracle and Google that went to the jury this week has been called the “end of programming as we know it ” and the case that “will decide the future of software .” The media is probably hyperventilating again, says one legal expert, but real chilling effects could still stem from this strange but important legal dispute. On Monday, lawyers for Google and Oracle presented closing arguments to a jury in San Francisco in the latest installment of a lawsuit that’s been in and out of courtrooms since 2010. At issue is Oracle’s claim that Google’s Android mobile operating system, purchased by Google in 2005, infringed Oracle’s copyright on the Java programming language, 37 of whose application programming interfaces (APIs) Android undisputedly uses. Google says Sun Microsystems (Java’s creator and the copyright’s owner when Android was being developed) touted Ja...

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