Oracle vs Google Verdict Is In

Written by John Ponio    Thursday, 24 May 2012 13:42

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For the past few weeks, Oracle and Google have been battling in court over Google's alleged infringement upon Java copyrights in Google's Android operating system. Well, the verdict has been unanimously decided: Google did not infringe upon Oracle's copyrights. This was decided in the second phase of the trial. The third phase, the damages phase, was thrown out based on the second phase's verdict. According to the jury form, no claim filed by Oracle was proven by Oracle. This is big, because it (legally) answers whether or not an API can be copyrighted. If you want to read a little more about the events of the trail, check this out.