Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd May 2012 18:25 UTC
Legal We've got some really good news for all of you: the jury verdict in the patent phase of the Oracle v. Google trial is in, and it's a unanimous one: no patent infringement. This means that the most Oracle could possibly get out of this is a few hundred thousand dollars if (and that's a very big if) judge Alsup rules that APIs are copyrightable. Oracle pretty much lost everything. Permit me to say, in your face, Ellison.
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RE: Actually...
by foregam on Thu 24th May 2012 16:08 UTC in reply to "Actually..."
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Right, except they started out asking $6bln. and they get at most $150k. That's a 40000-fold smaller sum, or 0,0025% if you prefer. Not really a big win...

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