High Court Sides With Google in Copyright Fight With Oracle


The Supreme Court has sided with Google over oracle in a decade long copyright dispute the eight billion dollar dispute involved Google's creation of the android operating system used on most smartphones which relied in part on computer code and organization used on oracle's Java system oracle calls it in it Regis act of plagiarism but Google argues it's long settled common industry practice and there's no copyright protection for code that couldn't be written another way the High Court ruled six to four Google with justice Stephen Bryer writing the copying was fair use in the dissenting justice Clarence Thomas called it anything but fair only eight justices heard the case because it was argued after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death but before Amy Coney Barrett joined the court Sager mag ani Washington

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