Linked by OSGuy on Fri 21st Jan 2011 22:22 UTC
Google "Sometimes the sheer wrongness of what is posted on the web leaves us speechless. Especially when it's picked up and repeated as gospel by otherwise reputable sites like Engadget. 'Google copied Oracle's Java code, pasted in a new license, and shipped it', they reported this morning. Sorry, but that just isn't true."
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RE[2]: Comment by Radio
by tyrione on Sat 22nd Jan 2011 08:02 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Radio"
tyrione
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Ignorance of the Law is not a defense in the US. It was incumbent on Google's part to scour the IP it was buying before they bought the code base.

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