Google vs Oracle – “Fair Use”
readwrite offer some insight into the Google vs Oracle case.
The danger is in applying copyright to a computer language and the far-reaching impact that could have on the software industry
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The fear within the software industry is that copyright will become the new favorite weapon of corporate lawyers everywhere. If patent troll lawsuits become an insufficient means to hurting competitors in court, companies may just turn to the copyright route to damage their competitors, opening up the potential for an explosion of lawsuits and injunctions.