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Oracle Appeals Java Decision
It says if works of fiction are protected by copyright, so should the Java language
By: Maureen O'Gara
Feb. 17, 2013 04:00 PM
Oracle Monday appealed the multibillion-dollar Google-Java decision that went horribly against it last year when Android was found not to infringe on its patent or copyrights. It says if works of fiction are protected by copyright, so should the Java language claiming that Google copied a blockbuster literary work and imagining a writer named Ann Droid poaching a Harry Potter book. Groklaw says Oracle had as many as 28 lawyers working on the 200-page and counting brief.
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