The New Paper

April 6, 2021

Supreme Court rules in favor of Google in dispute with Oracle

The Supreme Court ruled that Google did not violate copyright laws when using parts of Oracle’s Java code to create its Android operating system, ending a decade-long dispute between the two tech giants. The ruling overturned a lower court decision that, if upheld, could have cost google as much as ~$8B.

Extra: Read a statement issued by Oracle and comments from Google’s SVP of Global Affairs following the ruling.
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