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Supreme Court Hears Copyright Battle Between Google and Oracle

13 days ago   |   By NY Times

In a case with major implications, the justices wrestled with a high-tech dispute over computer code using low-tech analogies.
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Supreme Court weighs the future of software in Google-Oracle case

Supreme Court weighs the future of software in Google-Oracle case

13 days ago   |   By Politico

The Supreme Court justices appeared highly aware Wednesday that their decision in a copyright dispute between Google and Oracle could have far-reaching consequences for Silicon Valley, but after an hour and a half of arguments it was not clear which company's dire warning they most seemed to believe.
Each of the court's eight justices grilled attorneys representing Google and Oracle, as well as the U.S. deputy solicitor general, in a case that could upend the tech industry's understanding of who owns small but essential chunks of code that allow different programs and platforms to...
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