Oracle accuses Google Android of infringing Java patents

Matthew DeCarlo

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Oracle has filed suit against Google for patent and copyright infringement in its Android OS. The filing states that in developing the now three-year-old mobile operating system, the search giant "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property." Oracle acquired Java along with Sun Microsystems in January.

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A lot of corporations use Java and used to believe it is fine. Now Oracle demonstrates a danger to depend on a proprietary language.